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40 Uses For Smartphones in School | ExamTime

40 Uses For Smartphones in School | ExamTime | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
The purpose of this article is simply to remove some of the negative connotations around smartphones and to consider new possibilities which we have at our disposal. In order for students to use smartphones in school responsibly, it is important that we set limits and rules beforehand.

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6 Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom - eLearning Industry

6 Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom - eLearning Industry | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
The Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom. Check the 6 Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom.
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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, December 9, 2014 2:08 PM

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Karen Ellis's curator insight, February 1, 2015 10:07 PM

I think it is increasingly important for students to use their own devices in the classroom.  It is what they will use for learning when they are travelling home from class and when they are working on class work or assignments.  It just makes good sense.

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A Must Have Guide on Using Twitter in your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must Have Guide on Using Twitter in your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it

Another great Twitter resource for educators.This is a special guide full of tips, tutorials, and ways other teachers are using Twitter.

 

Click on any title to access the article. If you are still struggling to find ideas on how to use this social networking site with your students then you don`t need to go any further, the guide below is more than enough for you.

 

I am recommending it for both starters and experienced Twitter users and I am pretty sure you will love it as much as I did.

 

I will definitely add this guide to our Twitter for Teachers section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. Enjoy

 

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Use of Mobile Technology for Inquiry-Based Learning - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Use of Mobile Technology for Inquiry-Based Learning - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
Learn the ways in which Mobile Technology can help in Inquiry-Based learning.
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50 Reasons It's Time For Smartphones In Every Classroom

50 Reasons It's Time For Smartphones In Every Classroom | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
50 Reasons It's Time For Smartphones In Every Classroom
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An interesting look at teacher's quests to use cell phones in the classroom

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An interesting look at teacher's quests to use cell phones in the classroom

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App Suggestions for Learning Activities in BYOD Classrooms

App Suggestions for Learning Activities in BYOD Classrooms | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
Even with device neutral assignments or web-based creation or collaboration tools, students in #BYOD friendly schools might still be looking for app suggestions to match the particular learning tas...
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An awesome collection of tools!

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Shannon Maulding's curator insight, November 14, 2013 5:06 PM

I love the tool chart that this article includes.  I will be using this to help me in my classsroom right away.

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60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category

60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
Social media offers some great opportunities for learning in the classroom, bringing together the ability to collaborate, access worldwide resources, and find new and interesting…
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Awesome ways to use Twitter and cellphones in your classroom

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, December 9, 2014 2:23 PM

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Awesome ways to use Twitter and cellphones in your classroom

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How Mobile Apps Are Changing Classrooms and Education

How Mobile Apps Are Changing Classrooms and Education | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
One thing is clear: Through the power of mobile apps, the traditional way of "going to school" is about to change in a major way.
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Bring Your Own Device strategies

Bring Your Own Device strategies | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
Student devices can be seen as distraction, but if incorporated into learning activities they can become a positive in...
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Is the mobile phone really a menace in schools, or can it be a learning device? - ITV News

Is the mobile phone really a menace in schools, or can it be a learning device? - ITV News | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
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5 Great iPad Apps for Running Surveys and Polls in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Great iPad Apps for Running Surveys and Polls in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
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Mobile Lessons

Mobile Lessons | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
Preparing to join a mobile learning revolution with some solid help.  GUEST COLUMN | by Yolanda Ramos The numbers don’t lie. According to Futuresource Consulting, U.S. K-12 schools purchased nearly...
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NYC Schools to Open Doors to Student Cellphones - Education Week News

NYC Schools to Open Doors to Student Cellphones - Education Week News | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
The country's largest school district plans to end its ban on student cellphones in schools, following the path of a growing number of districts.
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10 places to find great BYOD lesson plans | eSchool News

10 places to find great BYOD lesson plans | eSchool News | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
There’s a growing concern amongst schools and educators that though "bring your own device" (BYOD) and mobile learning initiatives are in place, teachers and school leaders still have much to learn when it comes to using these initiatives effectively in the classroom.
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Use Your Cell Phone In Class? The Oregon Department Of Education Approves

Use Your Cell Phone In Class? The Oregon Department Of Education Approves | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
Mobile devices are traditionally considered a nuisance in schools. But a Portland startup is developing a way to turn students cell phones into classroom
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Cell Phones: 21st Century Learning Tools? | Education.com

Cell Phones: 21st Century Learning Tools? | Education.com | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
Here are some suggestions for using your child's cell phone as a learning device.
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Excitement abounds!

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3 Simple Ways To Start Using Smartphones In The Classroom - Edudemic

3 Simple Ways To Start Using Smartphones In The Classroom - Edudemic | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
More students than ever are learning with a smartphone by their side. While some teachers fear that smartphones in the classroom distract students from their lessons.
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Schoolbook - Time to Repeal the Cellphone Ban, Students Say

No one has more opinions about the city's ban on cellphones in schools than the students themselves. Four writers for their school newspapers wrote opinion posts for SchoolBook about the ban and how it affects their school and fellow students.
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7 Myths About BYOD Debunked -- THE Journal

7 Myths About BYOD Debunked -- THE Journal | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
Lisa Nielsen, the author of "Teaching Generation Text: Using Cell Phones to Enhance Learning" and "The Innovative Educator" blog, believes it is time to shatter a few myths about students bringing their own devices (BYOD) to school.
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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, December 9, 2014 2:10 PM

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Study: High School Students Using Cell Phones in Class—but not for Schoolwork

Study: High School Students Using Cell Phones in Class—but not for Schoolwork | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it

"Just as many high school teachers are becoming comfortable with incorporating smartphones and other digital devices into classrooms to aid with learning, a new study finds that a majority of high schoolstudents are already using cell phones in class—to text, send emails, and browse social media sites."


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Cell Phones in the Classroom: Distraction or Undervalued Teaching Tool? | iGeneration - 21st Century Education

Cell Phones in the Classroom: Distraction or Undervalued Teaching Tool? | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Cell Phones in Education | Scoop.it
While some educators see cell phones and digital devices as distractions and sources of attention deficit, others say these are wonderful, undervalued teaching tools.

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