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Robert Vigliotti

Kids do a lot better when schools ban smartphones - May. 18, 2015 - 105 views

    Rather than ban what should be a valuable tool in education, how about we teach the students proper usage of smartphones in and out of the classroom?
Beverly Ozburn

44 Smart Ways to Use Smartphones in Class (Part 1) - Getting Smart by @JohnHardison1 - - 5 views

    • Beverly Ozburn
      Using Symbaloo is a wonderful way of collaborating through blogs!
  • Point students in the right direction for creative tech tools.
    • Beverly Ozburn
      Create a Symbaloo which shares all the tools a teacher suggests for different projects - could color-coordinate and steer students toward one color such as presentation tools, writing tools, etc.
Kathy Fiedler

Give your phone an email address with MailBliss - 3 views

    "MailBliss is a free email service that allows you to get an email address for your phone. Any emails sent to your new mailbliss email address will be forwarded to your phone as a text message."
Glenn Hervieux

Text Messaging and Driving - Texting Can Wait | AT&T - 44 views

    10:44 Documentary by AT&T - Don't Text While Driving Watch AT&T's new 10-minute documentary titled "The Last Text," featuring stories of real individuals whose lives have been adversely affected by texting behind the wheel. Includes a short video on student reactions to the video. Videos can be requested for download. AT&T created this documentary as part of its "It Can Wait" campaign because we want consumers be safe while using our technology. We are grateful and humbled by the bravery of the people who agreed to be on camera for the documentary. We would have no story to tell without them.
Kevin Kaeser

Wiffiti - 83 views

    • A Gardner
      From TMNash Tech Smackdown
    a great visually stimulating back-channel tool
Steve Ransom

Cell Phones in Learning - 76 views

    Nice resource
Elizabeth Huck - 68 views

    A service that allows students to study by IMing or texting.
    The potential looks great, but I found it a little confusing on the setup. Kids know how to text, so why not study too. I used a free texting app on my iPad, so I didn't even have to worry about a data plan.
Glenn Hervieux

6 Ways to Use Cell Phones to Strengthen the Home-School Connection - 56 views

    I especially am interested in the sending group texts to parents. Our school doesn't have an auto-dialer yet for emergencies or group events, and this would be one way to get the information out quickly. For teachers, what a great way to notify parents of urgent matters or upcoming events or needs.
    Pair that with Google Voice, where you can copy/paste text messages.
Bill Genereux

YouTube - YouTube in Classrooms - 50 views

    The proliferation of micro-miniature cameras allows an unprecedented look into the world's educational institutions.
Tony Baldasaro

willrich45 shared - 14 views

    Gemma and Eliana Singer are big iPhone fans. They love to explore the latest games, flip through photos, and watch YouTube videos while waiting at a restaurant, having their hair done, or between ballet and French lessons. But the Manhattan twins don't yet have their own phones, which is good, since they probably wouldn't be able to manage the monthly data plan: In November, they turned 3.
Lee-Anne Patterson

Cell Phones as Audio Recorders | ISTE's NECC09 Blog - 1 views

    Cell Phones in education - blog post by Wes Fryer at
    Presentations about the uses of cell phones to support learning both inside and outside the traditional classroom have been popular as well as contentious at educational technology conferences in the past year. I first become aware of the wide variety of constructive ways cell phones can be used to support learning through Liz Kolb's presentation for the 2007 K-12 Online Conference, "Cell Phones as Classroom Learning Tools." Liz is the author of the blog "From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning," and published the book "Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education" with ISTE in 2008. This past week, at the eTechOhio conference in Columbus, I heard Ohio technology director Ryan Collins' outstanding presentation "Cellphones in the classroom? Yes way!" In his session Ryan identified seven different ways cell phones can and are being used to support learning:
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