Teaching Generation Text|
Mobilizing the power of cell phones to maximize students' learning power
Teaching Generation Text shows how teachers can turn cell phones into an educational
opportunity instead of an annoying distraction. With a host of innovative ideas,
activities, lessons, and strategies, Nielsen and Webb offer a unique way to use students'
preferred method of communication in the classroom. Cell phones can remind students to study,
serve as a way to take notes, provide instant, on-demand answers and research, be a great
vehicle for home-school connection, and record and capture oral reports or responses to
polls and quizzes, all of which can be used to enhance lesson plans and increase motivation.
Offers tactics for teachers to help their students integrate digital technology with their studies
Filled with research-based ideas and strategies for using a cell phone to enhance learning
Provides methods for incorporating cell phones into instruction with a unit planning guide and lesson plan ideas
This innovative new book is filled with new ideas for engaging learners in fun, free, and easy ways using nothing
more than a basic, text-enabled cell phone.