Welcome to Mobile Devices in the Classroom!

Thanks to all of you who participated in "Don't Put That Phone Away!" at the Upstate Technology Conference in Greenville! I hope you all got something out of it. Please let me know if you have any questions or comments about the session.

Here you will find more information regarding the use of mobile phones in the classroom and the presentations I have given on this topic at various conferences and workshops I have given. These resources include links to more information, videos, and copies of presentation slides. Please contact me if you have any questions regarding anything you find on this page or you wish for me to give a presentation on any of this topic. 

My blog post on donating used smartphones to schools.

QR Code Generator: Create QR codes of links to websites and other items on the Internet.

Text the Mob: Using text messages to get feedback from your audience or students.

Desktop QR Code Reader: QR Coder reader for computers using webcams. Compatible with PC's and Macs. 

Wiffii: Texts messages shown in real time as they come in. Great for getting responses to questions.

Google App Inventor: Create Andriod applications using Scratch-like programing tools.

BuzzTouch: an iOS and Android app creator.

Here are some iOS apps recommended by Apple.

QR Treasure Hunt Generator: Write some questions then turn them into QR codes and put them all over the school for students to use their mobile devices to find and answer. From Classroomtools.net

Here is an article I wrote about using one of the first mobile devices. More Time to Teach with the H/PC  (Smartphone Magazine

Presentation

 

Don’t put that phone away

A Teacher's Thoughts on Using Cell Phones in Her Class

An Administator's Thoughts on Using Cell Phones in the Classroom

 

 Augmented Reality