Cell phones in the classroom: a boon or blight? That's the question many educators are facing these days.
Edutopia helps educators find the answer with their latest Classroom Guide, Mobile Devices for Learning: What You Need to Know. Not only is the guide packed full of resources and examples that show you how to effectively use mobile devices in the classroom, but it also features material from The Innovative Educator blog.
Innovative educators know that mobile technology is here to stay. The author of the Guide agrees writing, "Put simply, mobile devices are becoming as essential to students' daily lives as, say, breakfast."
Download the Guide today to see how the use of iPads, smartphones, e-book readers, and a variety of cool apps are enhancing the classroom environment and engaging students like never before.
You can find even more ideas for using mobile devices in the classroom by reading Teaching Generation Text: Using Cell Phones to Enhance Learning.
Lisa Nielsen writes for and speaks to audiences across the globe about learning innovatively and is frequently covered by local and national media for her views on “Passion (not data) Driven Learning,” "Thinking Outside the Ban" to harness the power of technology for learning, and using the power of social media to provide a voice to educators and students. Ms. Nielsen has worked for more than a decade in various capacities to support learning in real and innovative ways that will prepare students for success. In addition to her award-winning blog, The Innovative Educator, Ms. Nielsen’s writing is featured in places such as Huffington Post, Tech & Learning, ISTE Connects, ASCD Wholechild, MindShift, Leading & Learning, The Unplugged Mom, and is the author the book Teaching Generation Text.
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