[Technology 966] Re: handhelds day 2

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Lissa probus joyess1 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 12:42:36 EDT 2007


What about reaching the adult learners who have cell phones?

Word of the day, practice, etc.

Who designs cell phone games?



On 4/23/07, Marilyn Williams <williams_ma at 4j.lane.edu> wrote:

>

> Wouldn't it be something if our students' back to school materials list

> one day included a cell

> phone! The cell phone is part of most/many student's lives already, maybe

> we should be looking

> at it as an educational tool rather than something that doesn't have a

> place in the classroom.

>

> Marilyn

>

> Marilyn Williams

> 6th Grade Language Arts/Social Studies

> Kennedy Middle School

> Eugene, OR

>

> ----- Original Message -----

> From: Lissa probus <joyess1 at gmail.com>

> Date: Friday, April 20, 2007 10:31 pm

> Subject: [Technology 963] Re: handhelds day 2

> To: The Technology and Literacy Discussion List <technology at nifl.gov>

>

> > The cell phone thing has my attention lately. Much of the low end of the

> > digital divide access the web via cell. Mini-chunks? Word of the day via

> > text? Picture word induction?

> > Interesting.

> >

> > Lissa Probus

> > IDT ODU

> >

> > On 4/20/07, Marilyn Williams <williams_ma at 4j.lane.edu> wrote:

> > >

> > > I understand that there are sites doing some pretty creative work with

> > > cellphones. An issue

> > > would be availability (would the school purchase cellphones and a 2

> > year

> > > plan?) as well as

> > > uniformity (if students used their own, might be difficult to

> > teach). I

> > > don't know if cell phones

> > > can upload/download the same kinds of applications which have been

> > > developed for computers

> > > and PDAs either. The portability of a cellphone would certainly be

> > > something to consider.

> > >

> > > Marilyn Williams

> > > 6th Grade Language Arts/Social Studies

> > > Kennedy Middle School

> > > Eugene, OR

> > >

> > > ----- Original Message -----

> > > From: Mariann Fedele <MariannF at lacnyc.org>

> > > Date: Friday, April 20, 2007 1:40 pm

> > > Subject: [Technology 960] Re: handhelds day 2

> > > To: The Technology and Literacy Discussion List <technology at nifl.gov>

> > >

> > > > This message is being posted on behalf of Kuulei Reeser:

> > > >

> > > > What about cell phones? They appear to have similar features to

> > > > handhelds

> > > > plus have internet access and are a lot more affordable and

> accessible

> > > > to

> > > > the students.

> > > >

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