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ERIC Number: ED525844
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct
Pages: 304
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-1180-7687-3
Teaching Generation Text: Using Cell Phones to Enhance Learning
Nielsen, Lisa; Webb, Willyn
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
"Teaching Generation Text" shows how teachers can turn cell phones into an educational opportunity instead of an annoying distraction. With a host of innovative ideas, activities, lessons, and strategies, Nielsen and Webb offer a unique way to use students' preferred method of communication in the classroom. Cell phones can remind students to study, serve as a way to take notes, provide instant, on-demand answers and research, be a great vehicle for home-school connection, and record and capture oral reports or responses to polls and quizzes, all of which can be used to enhance lesson plans and increase motivation. This book: (1) Offers tactics for teachers to help their students integrate digital technology with their studies; (2) Filled with research-based ideas and strategies for using a cell phone to enhance learning; and (3) Provides methods for incorporating cell phones into instruction with a unit planning guide and lesson plan ideas. This innovative new book is filled with new ideas for engaging learners in fun, free, and easy ways using nothing more than a basic, text-enabled cell phone.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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