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Jerry Weder

Celly - 12 views

shared by Jerry Weder on 18 May 12 - No Cached
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    organize your world with mobile social networks fast, simple, universal access unlimited members connect groups together. Could have great use in schools.
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    " bring movements closer together "
Randy Rodgers

BYOT/BYOD Pearltree - 61 views

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    Pearltree I am putting together with resources covering variety of BYOD-related topics, including issues, implementation, classroom strategies, more.
Steve Ransom

Connected, exhausted - Boston.com - 32 views

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    A Pew Research Center study from 2010 reported that more than four out of five teens with cellphones sleep with the phone on or near the bed, sometimes falling asleep with it in their hands in the middle of a conversation.
Adam Hildebrandt

Turn Your Cellphone Into a High-Powered Scientific Microscope | Wired Science | Wired.com - 100 views

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    Turn your cellphone into a high-powered scientific microscope: http://wrd.tw/eNMLgu
Gerald Carey

Turn Your Cellphone Into a High-Powered Scientific Microscope | Wired Science | Wired.com - 131 views

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    This is actually in two parts. One shows how to build a reasonable microscope. The second (which seems a bit more fiddly) shows how to build a spectroscope. Minimal costs.
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    It would be great to see a group evolve from this that shared the multitude of educational uses of cell phones.
Jon Tanner

I Don't Need Your Network (or Your Computer, or Your Tech Plan, or Your…) - 55 views

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    Will Richardson talks about the impact of smartphones on education. This links nicely to the NPR report (based on the Pew study) that the digital divide is being turned on its head.
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    Got to love Will Richardson. Not earth-shattering, but a great synthesis of several things that have been rattling around in my head lately, too.
Steve Ransom

ReadWriteThink: Lesson Plan: Texting a Response to Lord of the Flies - 19 views

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    Students engage in a review of Lord of the Flies by looking at various ways the boys used communication while stranded on the island.
Mr. Loftus

Texting vs. Teaching: Who Wins? - Class Struggle - Jay Mathews on Education - 0 views

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    The standard adminstrative response is to try a new rule--like texting only during lunch--that might or might not alleviate the problem, when the answer to almost every educational mishap or distraction is not more rules, but more good teaching.
amendiol

Text Message (SMS) Polls and Voting, Audience Response System | Poll Everywhere - 14 views

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      Who doesn't want instant feedback? With Poll Everywhere you can instantly find out where your students are stuck, what they enjoyed, or where they want to go tomorrow. The great thing is you don't have to purchase expensive clicker equipment just utilize the technology they already have with them.
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    Just making sure everyone knows about this tool.
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    Using this website you can poll your students about politics, current events or even quiz them on the fly through sms text messages, twitter, or the web.
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    Free resource for tracking student thinking (with cell phones, too)
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    Poll Everywhere replaces expensive proprietary audience response hardware with standard web technology
Steve Ransom

Cell phones get top marks in class -- dailypress.com - 0 views

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    But it has to be about so much more than just making things interesting and having fun. Those are important, no doubt, but are also potentially relatively low on the totem pole of meaningfulness.
Steve Ransom

When Dad Banned Text Messaging - Well Blog - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    Article about parents' dilemma regarding allowing or forbidding their kids to text on their cellphones. Pros and cons are presented. Read the comments left by the readers. They're great!
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