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Teaching Generation Text By Lisa Nielsen

Teaching Generation Text by Lisa Nielsen

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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.

Teaching Generation Text Summary

Teaching Generation Text: Using Cell Phones to Enhance Learning by Lisa Nielsen

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.

About Lisa Nielsen

Lisa Nielsen and Willyn Webb are experts in the use of cell phones in education. They speak to audiences around the globe at conferences, via webinars, on radio programs, and through online classes. Lisa Nielsen works with schools in New York City to innovate learning with technology. Her blog, The Innovative Educator, was named a top 20 education blog by Discovery Education. Willyn Webb has over 20 years of experience in education as a teacher and administrator. She is also a licensed professional counselor and has written four books.

Table of Contents

About the Authors vii Foreword Marc Prensky xi Preface xv Acknowledgments xxi Introduction 1 ONE The Texting Teacher 15 TWO The Texting Learner 35 THREE Supporting Research-Based Instructional Strategies Using Cell Phones 67 FOUR The Six Building Blocks for Success with Cell Phones in Education 113 FIVE Cell Phone Enriched Lessons to Engage Learners 147 SIX The Texting School Community 185 SEVEN How to Use Teaching Generation Text for Professional Development 205 APPENDIX Breaking the Ban with a Six-Part Plan 237 References 263 Index 267

Additional information

GOR009601028
9781118076873
1118076877
Teaching Generation Text: Using Cell Phones to Enhance Learning by Lisa Nielsen
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2011-11-18
304
N/A
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