Tuesday, February 3, 2015

The Evidence is Clear. When Used Responsibly Cell Phones Support Learning

Teens today.

Always on their phones. Lightening fast thumbs sharing content on Snapchat, Vine, Instagram, Twitter and more. While teens, teachers, and parents are familiar with cell phone's use as a social tool, more and more are discovering they are a great learning resource as well. There's even evidence and research to prove it. 

This is useful for the texting teen trying to convince school staff or a parent that they really do use their devices for learning. It is also useful for innovative educators who are trying to convince administration and explain to parents why they want to empower students by letting them use the devices they own and love.

Want to see the evidence showing how students can use mobile devices for learning?
Check out the article in Answers.com by clicking the photo caption. 
Does Research Support Letting Students Use Cell Phones for Learning?
See the research on cell phones and student learning.

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