MediaShift . Why Schools Should Stop Banning Cell Phones, and Use Them for Learning | PBS
This article highlights a recent Pew Internet survey which finds that 83% of adults own a cell phone, and over half have used the phone to instantly access information online to answer a question that they have.
Why do we think that these devices can not be an effective tool in the classroom???
This article is a good read and has some great validation for rethinking the prevalent ‘Ban All Cell Phones’ policies that are in place across the nation.