Class, turn your cell phones - - on! Most of your students have cell phones, and now you can use this valuable tool in your classroom to engage and involve your students more in their learning. Discover how to implement cell phones in your classroom from a teacher who has done it successfully. Come away with a step-by-step how-to plan on enhancing your students’ learning, and your teaching.
One month course, Ryan Moore, instructor
Trends: Cell Phones in the 21st Century – The Research
-Texting a central means for communication
-Demographics of the Texting Generation
-Cell Phones: What they are capable of and how they are used?
Benefits of a mobile classroom
-Current issues and concerns
-Paradigm shift: Importance of transitioning from a social to educational and professional use.
-Discover the power of cell phone technology in the 21st century.
Implementing Social Media in the classroom
-What is Edmodo?
-Making your classroom a community: by connecting with students, parents, and other professionals.
-Edmodo Mobile Apps: store and access course work on a virtual library, vote on polls, post assignments, notes, quizzes, grade student work and post grades in a virtual grade book.
Resources for Integrating cell phones in the 21st century classroom.
-Cell Phones: Lesson Plan Integrations for all disciplines.
-Classroom projects and Research Tools: Web 2.0, Audio and Video resources.
-There is an App for that! Evernote, Dropbox, Google Voice, polleverywhere, Remind101, Wiffiti and other free resources.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will:
About online learning
Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends. It’s easy. It’s fun.
How the Course Works
It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom. You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.
Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.
Participate when you want
You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
What you will do
For each Unit, you will:
For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each week.
The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.
Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.
We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each week to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.
It’s easy. It’s fun.
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