Proof that students use cell phones for LEARNING http://vz.to/Z5UxW0 Finally! Research-based proof that students use cell phones for LEARNING (pdf) Review of the Research HERE The research supports the fact that mobile technology can inspire and engage students by letting them lead their learning and supporting them in choosing and using the devices they know, love, and prefer.
The study reveals that whether allowed to use their devices in school or not, students are moving forward and using them for learning even if their school is lagging behind in embracing student-owned devices.
Nomophobia ... are you addicted to your mobile phone? http://nomophobia.com/ Nomophobia
Does just the thought of no signal on your mobile phone make you break out in a cold sweat? Do you start to feel anxious when your mobile battery life gets low? If so you are showing signs of a growing worldwide stress syndrome – Nomophobia.
Although a total cure is not yet available Nomophobia.com can help you protect yourself from having no mobile phone contact and also help you manage your symptoms. It’s also a safe place for you to help others by sharing your own experiences and providing information on how you’ve overcome Nomophobia in the past.
From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning : Blog http://cellphonesinlearning.blogspot.com/ From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning : Blog
A conversation about integrating student cell phones into classroom curricula.
Four Smart Ways to Use Cell Phones in Class https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/25253/four-smart-ways-to-use-cell-phones-in-class Four Smart Ways to Use Cell Phones in Class
A good rule of thumb for any classroom use of cellphones: the lesson/activity must be engaging as well as productive.
You don’t want technology for the sake of technology (and students aren’t going to be intrinsically fascinated with a device they use routinely when they’re outside of school). If the students don’t enjoy what they’re doing, they will be more tempted to use their phones inappropriately.
Apple’s Free iOS 6 Guide for iPhone5 [iBook format] http://bit.ly/Ssai8P Apple’s Free iOS 6 Guide for iPhone5 [iBook format]
Do Cell Phones Belong in the Classroom? http://bit.ly/OCxakm Do Cell Phones Belong in the Classroom?
If you were to drop in on most any American high school these days, what would you see? Cell phones. Lots of them. Virtually all students have one, and it's typical to see them tapping away or listening to music through their ear buds -- not just in the hallways during the five minutes between classes, but also in the classroom, at every opportunity the teacher gives them.
The Insanity of Allowing Phones in Class http://bit.ly/PwfpPE The Insanity of Allowing Phones in Class "I was chatting to a scout leader a few days ago. He told me of the measures they had to take on camping trips or at troop meetings to deal with mobile phones. They collected them in and held onto them until it was time for the scouts to go home."
How to Use Cell Phones as Learning Tools http://www.teachhub.com/how-use-cell-phones-learning-tools How to Use Cell Phones as Learning Tools
Regardless of your school’s cell phone policy, the reality in most schools is that students have phones in their pockets, purses, or hoodies. Why not get these tools out in plain sight and use them for good and not evil?
Here are some easy to use strategies to use cell phones in the classrooms.
College Students and Their Smartphones [INFOGRAPHIC] http://on.mash.to/Nt5USi College Students and Their Smartphones [INFOGRAPHIC]
College students aren’t just concerned with getting good grades and finding the best parties. More than ever, they’re using their smartphones to navigate life on campus.
On the bus, waiting in line, in bed, on the treadmill and even while driving, college students can’t seem to put their phones down.
Fifty-two percent say they often check their phones before getting out of bed in the morning, according to one study. Nearly half do so while in bed at night before they fall asleep.
A plan with students to use cell phones for learning http://bit.ly/wU2GMo Creating a plan with students to use cell phones for learning
Want to integrate cell phones into learning? You can involve your students with this planning lesson where students will focus on cell phones as learning tools. With an overview of the educational uses of cell phones (the Gr8 8, below), students will determine how they will choose to use their cell phones for educational purposes. Contracts for tools will be developed by students and the result will be a plan for educational uses of cell phones.
Harassment via a Mobile Phone http://www.teachtoday.eu/en/Case-studies/Harassment-via-a-mobile.aspx Harassment via a Mobile Phone
A secondary school student got hold of a female teacher's mobile number and passed it on to some former students. The teacher received more than 60 malicious phone calls over a period of three weeks with the callers threatening to harm her and another family member, which she reported to the police. As a result, she experienced feelings of severe anxiety and stress and began looking for alternative employment.
How the World Is Using Cellphones [INFOGRAPHIC] http://mashable.com/2010/12/03/cell-phone-mobile-infographic/ How the World Is Using Cellphones [INFOGRAPHIC]
The infographic illustrates, among other things, the number of cellphones per capita in various countries, the rate of cellphone adoption in the U.S. during the past decade and the acceptability of certain behaviors regarding cellphone use.
Cell Phones in Education : Workshop for Parents http://bit.ly/cPpAPd Cell Phones in Education : Workshop for Parents
Parents can stop fighting and start embracing cell phones and the many benefits they have to offer. With proper boundaries and example, families can enjoy closer relationships, better communication, and provide educational support. The following workshop is designed to empower parents with a means for establishing a structure and providing guidance, so cell phones are an enhancement to their family.
Harnessing the Power of Cell Phones in Educ http://bit.ly/cAveQH Teaching Generation Text: Harnessing the Power of Cell Phones in Educ : Lisa Nielsen
Archive of one of the weekly Classroom 2.0 Saturday webinar series .. to be recommended
5 Steps for Harnessing the Power of Cells in Ed http://bit.ly/bMJ9CR 5 Steps for Harnessing the Power of Cells in Education
Teacher Use of Cell Phones for Professional Purposes
Teacher Models Appropriate Use for Learning
Strengthen the Home-School Connection
Students Use Cell Phones for Homework
Students Use Cell Phones for Classwork
Mobile Learning for Education http://bit.ly/aN7cun Mobile Learning for Education
This document introduces the subject of mobile learning for education purposes. It examines what impact mobile devices have had on teaching and learning practices and goes on to look at the opportunities presented by the use of digital media on mobile devices.
Making the Case for Cell Phones in Schools http://bit.ly/aPW1BX Making the Case for Cell Phones in Schools
How the iPhone Can Help You Be a Better Teacher http://bit.ly/b0y5iE How the iPhone Can Help You Be a Better Teacher
A teacher equipped with an iPhone and the right applications is an educational force to be reckoned with.
The Importance Of Mobile Phones In Education http://bit.ly/bEGx05 The Importance Of Mobile Phones In Education
From listening to music, to taking and editing pictures of teachers, the young community have found various ways to misuse the new technology being made available to them in such small and compact mobile phones.
Obviously, anything that can disrupt learning, or teaching, cannot be accepted in a classroom environment and should be dealt with accordingly.
It is my opinion that as technology advances at such a blistering pace, policies such as ‘mobile phones should be switched off and in your bag’, can be modified to benefit not only students, but teachers and schools alike.
By Terry Freedman
Google App Inventor http://mashable.com/2010/07/12/google-app-inventor/ Google App Inventor: Now Anyone Can Create an Android App
Google tool that lets anyone create an app for Android phone.
Google App Inventor claims to enable non-coders to develop complete, working Android apps by connecting a series of “blocks.”
How Teens Use Cellphones [INFOGRAPHIC] http://bit.ly/bLxfVy How Teens Use Cellphones [INFOGRAPHIC]
Flowtown has posted an infographic illustrating cellphone use among teenagers. The data, which is sourced from Pew Internet Research, visually underscores something we’ve known for a long time: Teens love to text.
Qik http://qik.com/ Qik lets you share your everyday life experiences as it happens with your family and friends — right from your mobile phone.
Supports over 140 phones — Android, Blackberry, iPhone, Symbian, Windows Mobile and more.
# Share privately
# Access your videos anywhere
# Your friends can watch as it happens
# Post to your favorite social networks
# Share your location
Appolicious http://www.appolicious.com/ Appolicious
Appolicious Inc. was founded in 2009 with the goal of making it easy for you to find mobile applications you'll use and love. We've combined social networking, journalism and technology to help you discover the best of the tens of thousands of apps available today. Appolicious is not affiliated with any mobile device maker or carrier, and the Appolicious Advisor reporters are independent journalists without ties to the mobile industry.
Using the iPod Touch/IPhone in Administration http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=467 Using the iPod Touch/IPhone in Administration
This presentation will show you apps and success stories from administrators in the field that are using the iPod Touch/iPhone for data collection, organization, creating a mobile office, and personal professional development.
Dial2Do http://www.dial2do.com/ Dial2Do lets you do common tasks by just calling a number and speaking.
Use it to send EMAIL or TEXT messages, record REMINDERS to help you remember things, post updates to your TWITTER or JAIKU stream and LISTEN to your favourite internet content.
It's easy and handsfree... NOTE ... limited to 26 countries
Cell Phones in Learning ... Blog http://cellphonesinlearning.blogspot.com/ Cell Phones in Learning ... Blog from Liz Kolb
From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning
An adjunct Professor at Madonna University and a former high school teacher and technology coordinator.
Top 10 iPhone Apps for Students (Mashable List) http://mashable.com/2009/08/25/back-to-school-iphone/ Back to School: Top 10 iPhone Apps for Students
In this list we’ve assembled ten of the must-have iPhone applications for students heading back to school. These apps will help you stay organized, take notes, and study better. What other iPhone applications are helpful to you at school? Please add your favorites in the comments.
AppVee http://www.appvee.com/ AppVee ... source for iPhone application reviews! We bring you the best that the App Store has to offer...
AppVee.com is the largest and most extensive resource for professional, high-quality reviews of iPhone applications, with a major focus on video. Every newly released app is evaluated against a number of criteria. If the application is worthwhile, AppVee goes to work developing a comprehensive video review, a written review, posting screenshots, providing additional app information and opening up user reviews. We bring you reviews every day of the week, 365 days a year.
Cell phone cameras in the K-12 classroom http://www.dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2008/03/cell-phone-came.html Cell phone cameras in the K-12 classroom: Punishable offenses or student-citizen journalism?
Take a look at the YouTube videos on this page, all taken by student cell phone cameras in classrooms.
Do we want students bringing to public attention these types of classroom incidents? Should students be punished or applauded for filming and posting these?
Thats Not Cool https://thatsnotcool.com/ Thats Not Cool
Your cell phone, IM, and social networks are all a digital extension of who you are. When someone you're with pressures you or disrespects you in those places, that's not cool.
Thatsnotcool.com is attempting to raise awareness about digital dating abuse and stop it before it gets worse. Sponsored and co-created by the Family Violence Prevention Fund, the Office on Violence Against Women and the Ad Council, the site is designed to address new and complicated problems between teens who are dating or hooking up—problems like constant and controlling texting, pressuring for nude pictures, and breaking into someone's e-mail or social networking page.
Create Geotagged Slideshows of Your Outings http://mashable.com/2008/10/01/everytrail/ Create Geotagged Slideshows of Your Outings with "EveryTrail" for iPhone "EveryTrail is an iPhone app that lets you record your journey with geotagged photos that are automatically added to a slideshow at their website. These trips can be hikes, runs, bike rides, walks or whatever you want.
The app’s interface is simple and extremely informative. It’s like a virtual stop watch with the built-in camera of course. Once you click the start button to begin your trip, several points of data start getting captured such as the distanced traveled, the elapsed time, and your speed."
Tatango http://tatango.com/ Tatango offers a simple, effective way for groups to communicate through their mobile phones.
As an all-in-one solution, Tatango allows any group to collect, manage and message all of their group members both from a computer and mobile phone. Tatango was born from the promise of giving groups the ability to stay connected anytime, anywhere. The Tatango service doesn’t require a special phone or its users to download software to use the service.
The service is ad-supported and completely free, Tatango places 30-character text ads at the bottom of group messages, costing you no more than a standard text message to receive a group alert.