Cellphones in the Classroom

SMACKDOWN Session

What to expect...

Cellphones can be a disruption, but can they also be useful educational tools? In this fast-paced smackdown session, come ready to share ways in which you currently would like to see cellphone used in the classroom for educational purposes.


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Resources Shared by Participants

Aurasma Augmented Reality App

Multi-platform app to easily create "auras", or augmented reality with the use of a smartphone or other mobile device.


Formative Assessment Tools

Turn your smartphone into a portable & affordable scanner

The following apps allows you to turn your phone into a tiny scanner.


Remote Control for your computer

Turn your smartphone into a presentation remote or a remote control for your computer. Also, some of these apps also double as an interactive whiteboard/slate.


Video, Audio & Screen Capture/Casting Apps

Notes/annotation Apps

Random Other Awesome Uses for Cellphones in the Classroom

Articles About Using Mobile Devices in the Classroom