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Kolb, Liz
Toys to tools : connecting student cell phones to education / Liz Kolb
Alternate Title Connecting student cell phones to education
1st ed
Eugene, Or. : International Society for Technology in Education, c2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LB1028.3 .K65 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Educational technology
Cell phones
Education -- Effect of technological innovations on
Mobile communication systems -- United States
Physical Description ix, 230 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-215) and index
Contents Cell phones as learning tools -- Concerns with cell phones in the classroom -- Cell phone podcasting, voice mail, conferencing, and mobile notes -- Cell phones as cameras and camcorders -- Cell phones as research and organizational tools -- Developing classroom projects for cell phones -- Cell phones as classroom management tools -- Cell phones in preschool and lower elementary learning -- The future of cell phones in schools -- More Web 2.0 resources for cell phones
Summary Acknowledging the current reality--that many schools ban student cell phone use in the classroom--Kolb discusses a host of innovative and highly interesting uses for the technology that do not require using the phones in the classroom. She also addresses the issues that have caused the bans and provides guidelines for overcoming the problems. --from publisher description

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