If you attended TCEA in Austin recently, you may have noticed the abundance of mobile devices people were using to participate in sessions, workshops or just walking around the convention center an…
Lift the Cell Phone Ban
Cell phones could become the next big learning tool in the classroom. So why have schools been so slow to embrace them?
Do Cell Phones Belong in the Classroom?
Mobile devices are ubiquitous in American high schools, and their use is harder to regulate than old-fashioned note passing. But here's why teachers should be paying closer attention.
Class, Please Take Out Your Cell Phones: Why Cell Phones Need to Be in the Classroom
In a climate of education where educators fear cellphones, there is a ray of hope. Funds are short for education and student's cellphone could hold the answer to helping schools and teacher.
I love using @remind101 in my classroom. It makes life so much easier! I don't have to worry about notes making it home or parents checking their email. A text goes from my phone/computer to their phone. I mean c'mon who doesn't have their cell phone glued to their hand at all times?! Another huge perk is that the parents can't see my personal phone number. Can't wait to use it again this year! I recommend it to any teacher out there! #R101Love
Cell Phones as Teaching Tools - Educational Leadership
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner. Our 175,000 members in 119 countries are professional educators from all levels and subject areas––superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members.
Cell phone Use in the Classroom Evolves | Edina
Edina High School teacher Brad Dahlman got his first cell phone when he was in the 11th grade, at a time when cell phones were mostly banned from classrooms. They were considered a distraction at best, a threat to education at worst. Today, Dahlman allows students to take quizzes and participate in classroom discussions using their smartphones.