Sustainability - as a tech coordinator, Liz felt that she was always struggling to technology into the hands of students and teachers. Personal mobile devices seemed like one solution.
http://www.slideshare.net/elizkeren/macul-cell-part1 - Slideshare presentation
http://contxts.com - virtual business card using text message
Philosophy of BYOT - "Bring Your Own Technology"
Basic phones have many functionalities. Basic txt messaging. MMS texting, phone calling
Cellphones are great because they "extend learning"
Also a useful Assistive Technology solution
Using wiffiti in Spanish class to anonymous editing of writing skills
Film on the Fly: txt messaging film campaign. The receive txt assignment from PBS. 48 hours to report.
Liz turned it into picture on the fly. Find examples of Progress? or Progress!
Macul Picture on the Fly activity. Using textmarks.com
Phone a friend: text a friend - pick one best person to get your answer from
Translated Shakespeare into txt speech. Voting on best translations.
drop.io - teacher examples
- museum scavenger hunt
- ringtone periodical table rap
- Author study - conduct an interview or record an author
- Algebra quadratics assignemnt - yodio
- blog talk radio
- voice message reminder system
- capture mp3 file (private)
Surveys and quizzes
- create a survey
- multiple questions
Note taking and organization:
- useful as an assistive technology
- speech to text translation
- listen to websites and newsfeeds