This short video outlines the success of a school district that has completely embraced smart technology, especially at the elementary level. Perhaps an effective means of elementary phone management is to replace the novelty with a school-issued tablet.
Need help with some material? There's an app for that! This blog article offers suggestions about how to control cell phone use and disruptions by managing their use and putting the phones to work. It emphasizes managing the time they are allowed to be used using them as tools to complement material as well as how the active monitoring can make for better educators.
You may already have a cell phone policy in your classroom or you may have to comply with a school policy. Regardless of the regulations, this short video poignantly poses the question in the mind of many students every time you take front and center.
This short blog article articulate the frustrations of many educators dealing with phones in the classroom. It also is an example of what many consider a great gap between the future of education and the status quo.
Many teachers have realized that one of the best ways to both teach and limit cell phone distraction is to put them into full service. Not only can their help complement the curriculum, but they can also help manage assignments, assess learning, and make for a more engaging experience.
It is important that the students understand the classroom policy regarding their smart phone or tablet. This short videos offers suggestions about how to make enforcement of that policy a very minor event instead of a full-fledged student drama.