It's about ENGAGEMENT

Cell Phones in the Classroom

What do I want my STUDENTS to do with their phones?

Introduce themselves - CELLBLOCK

  • http://cellblock.com
  • Any phone with SMS messaging. Teacher manages with computer.
  • Teacher set up <5 min. Student learn time <60 sec.
  • Simple! Students send a picture via text to an annonymous address.


HOW CAN I USE CELLBLOCK IN MY ROOM?

Find a real world example of ____ - PHOTOBABBLE

  • http://photobabble.com Free APP for iPhone.
  • Student set up <5; learn time <60 sec.
  • Students send a picture with recorded voice message to your email.
  • Students without an iPhone can use the website.


HOW CAN I USE PHOTOBABBLE IN MY ROOM?

Take an anonymous poll - POLLEVERYWHERE

  • http://polleverywhere.com
  • Any phone with SMS messaging. Teacher manages with computer.
  • Teacher set up <5 min. Student learn time <60 sec.
  • Open ended questions or multiple choice. Completely anonymous.


HOW CAN I USE POLLEVERYWHERE IN MY ROOM?

Create an exit ticket - CELLY

  • http://cel.ly Free APP for iPhone or Android (teacher).
  • Any phone with SMS messaging. Teacher manages with computer, iPad, and/or phone.
  • Teacher time to create cells <20 min. To send text <5.
  • Student time to sign up <5 min. To respond <2 min.
  • Students must join your cell before they can send/receive messages.
  • Students have login name - you can see who is responding.
  • Open ended or multiple choice questioning.


HOW CAN I USE CELLY IN MY ROOM?

Other Uses for Celly

Make a presentation - HAIKUDECK

  • Requires iPhone/iPad with APP.
  • Create presentations with limited text, leading to better presentation skills.
  • Can be sent to any internet capable device.


HOW CAN I USE HAIKUDECK IN MY ROOM?

Take a quiz (play a review game) - SOCRATIVE

  • http://socrative.com Teacher and student APP available for iPhone or Android.
  • Teacher set up <20 min. Student set up <5 min.
  • Teachers create quizzes using the teacher APP/computer. Students answer using student APP/computer.
  • Multiple choice or open ended.
  • Can create grade reports within the program.


HOW CAN I USE SOCRATIVE IN MY ROOM?

Uses for MY phone?