Published on March 6, 2014
12 Things to do With Cell Phones in the Classroom Presented by Patti Oakley Kentucky Academy of Technology Education
• Go to http://todaysmeet.com/cell and join us in a conversation on cell phones in the classroom!! Let’s start a conversation!
#1: Use them as for on-thefly references (dictionary, thesaurus, map s, calculator, etc.)
• • • • Backchannel Anonymous discussions Brainstorming Quick assessment • Today’s Meet • Lync app • Wiffiti (why-fee-tee, short for 'wireless graffiti') • Twitter (use classroom hashtag #) #2: Interactive discussions
• 1. QR Codes are easy to make • 2. Take students directly to a designated website • 3. Use QR codes to engage students in “digital discoveries” • Here's a link to a QR Code Quest! • 4. Make displays interactive • 5. Link to audio book reports, additional information on a topic, homework help, videos, and more! #3: Use with QR Codes
• StudyBoost (all platforms) • https://studyboost.com/ • Flashcards (many work with Quizlet) • iOS • Mental Case Flashcards HD • Flashcards Deluxe • Evernote Peek (works with smart cover) • Android • Flash Card Maker Plus • StudyDroid Flashcards • gFlash+ #4: Use as a study tool
Too many to list! What are your favorites? Go here to list your favorite one: http://sdrv.ms/ZDWIjO #5: Use them with apps
#6: Take pictures to capture science labs, field trips, white boards, more . . . then use them elsewhere!
• • • • • • • • • Animoto (Website and iOS) Prezi (create on website, iOS viewer) SonicPics (iOS app) Fotobabble (website and iOS app) StoryKit (iOS app) DoddleCam (iOS app) Doodle Camera (Android) VoiceThread (online) PowerPoint (can create a video with pictures in Office 2013!) What to do with the pictures . . .
• Record a classmate speaking in a foreign language. • Interview a student playing the role of a historical figure • Have student’s record themselves playing their instrument for band • Record a science experiment to show results • Work a math problem while recording it and talking about what you are doing as part of homework assignment to check understanding #7: Record video
• Record students reading, allowing teachers to view later • Record a classmate speaking in a foreign language or a conversation between 2 students. • Have student create radio advertisements and record them. • Create a podcast on a topic. • Create a VoiceThread and have students call in their audio comment • Student records an explanation of the process used to answer a homework question #8: Use them to record audio
• Reminder 101 • iPhone • Gtext • All Phones with texting • KikuText • Communicate with parents • TextPlus • All SmartPhones #9: Use them to communicate with students and parents.
• Evernote • • • • • • • • • Take notes Record a conversation Students email you their homework to your Evernote email! Sort student work into folders Students have a folder for each class Have students read for you and send you the file. Have everything on every device. Clip and store things from the web. More!! #10: Taking notes
• • • • • Poll Everywhere Socrative Google Forms Excel Survey Today’s Meet #11: Do quick formative assessment
• Enter class number 10231 • Take the quiz • Let’s view the results! Go to socrative.com
• SkyDrive app • DropBox #12: Taking it to the Cloud
What are some of the ways YOU use them in your classroom?
• http://sdrv.ms/X3WPUq Link to presentation:
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