Using Cell Phones in the Classroom

October 2010
Curriculum Review;Oct2010, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p10
The article discusses the use of cell phones in the classroom for educational purposes. The article reports statistics regarding students' use of mobile computing devices and cell phone ownership and presents comments from ninth-grade English teacher Judy Pederson on ways she has incorporated cell phone use into her lessons. Teacher resources are provided which include the book "Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education" by Liz Kolb and the website www.polleverywhere.com.


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