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Smartphones in Education: Redirecting Distraction with Mobile Learning

ViewSonic Education

With so many captivating apps and games, it is easy to see how students would have a hard time putting their smartphones and other mobile devices away. Smartphones have always been associated with leisure and entertainment more than education and learning, and teachers are inclined toward blanket bans in the classroom.

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Smartphones in the classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Luckily, Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Andrew Carroll, former High School teacher, has a great analysis of the problem and discussion of solutions below: How to control smartphone usage in classroom? It’s a smartphone that your students are using. We are all aware of the negative impacts of smartphones.


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Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

The CoolCatTeacher

Are Smartphones a good idea? The post Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move? Liz Kolb in episode 387 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We discuss the pro’s and cons. Listen to the Show. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

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AI and Education: What are the Goals?

EdNews Daily

The advent of smartphones has further intensified these effects, making these technologies indispensable in daily life. From smartphones and home appliances to cars and even our homes, AI’s influence is becoming ubiquitous. first appeared on EdNews Daily.

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Smartphone Photography Tips and Apps

The CoolCatTeacher

Smartphones are everywhere. Teachers are starting to use smartphones for photography, video and art. Meri Walker, the iPhone Art Girl, gives us the essential smartphone photography tips and smartphone photography apps that we need. Essential Questions: Smartphone Photography Tips and Apps. Our students have them.

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Smartphones in the classroom: friend or foe?


But with today’s smartphones, can this still be the case? In the pre-smartphone era, when traditional mobile phones – or “dumb phones”, how I like to call them – ruled the world, students simply couldn’t use their phones for learning. Smartphones and the AIDA approach. The post Smartphones in the classroom: friend or foe?

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Digital education in the smartphone era

eSchool News

Not only are these students growing up with widespread access to computers and the internet, they are surrounded by smartphones and other mobile devices with impressive computing power. But today’s students–the emerging Generation Z–are demonstrating what it really means to be a true digital native.