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Slide 1 Should mobile devices be banned from classrooms? Mobile Learning Devices Slide 2 Research says 24% of K-12 schools ban cell phones altogether 62% allow phones on school grounds but ban them from the classroom Slide 3 A recent study, that was funded by the Department of Education, had researched Title 1 students using a PBS Kids educational gaming app. After using the app for every day during two weeks span, students of the age three to seven had improved their vocabulary by 31 %. Another study, performed at the Abilene Christian University, focused on a Statistics 1 app. Students used it in and out of the classroom and researched proved that the students comprehended the content better and were better prepared for their course. Slide 4 Teachers View on Mobile Learning ProsCons Devices can be used for homework Devices can develop collaboration Support differentiation Devices can help perform simple assessments and reflection Devices may cause concerns about cheating, texting, sexting, and cyberbullying Lack of funding Lack of time Lack of training Slide 5 Parents View on Mobile Learning ProsCons Childs educational gain Better communication with school and child Educational growth in childs homework and grades Child is unable to purchase or borrow a device for use Parents would have to pay for devices Monitoring of usage Slide 6 Districts View on Mobile Learning ProsCons Students become engaged and motivated to learn while providing better test scores Mobile donations made by large companies Increase in staff collaboration Finances are not available Devices cause disruptions Lack of access Inappropriate content usage Slide 7 Concerns still remain about students using mobile devices in the classroom but research has proven that mobile devices improve students engagement and empower their learning. The Technology is just the enabler, but we are on the brink of education reform like the U.S. has not seen in decades. ~Jean Hagan Creative Director of the Institute for the Future Slide 8 References Barseghian, T. (2011) Parents Weigh In On Paying for Mobile Access in Schools. Retrieved by http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2011/04/parents- weigh-in-on-paying-for-mobile-access-in-schools/ Barseghian, T. (2011) Parents Weigh In On Paying for Mobile Access in Schools. Retrieved by http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2011/04/parents- weigh-in-on-paying-for-mobile-access-in-schools/http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2011/04/parents- weigh-in-on-paying-for-mobile-access-in-schools/http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2011/04/parents- weigh-in-on-paying-for-mobile-access-in-schools/ Campbell, S.& Lenhart,A.& Ling,R.& Purcell,K.(2010) Chapter Four: How Parents and Schools Regulate Teens Mobile Phones. Retrieved by http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/Teens-and-Mobile- Phones/Chapter-4/Mobile-phones-and-schools.aspx Campbell, S.& Lenhart,A.& Ling,R.& Purcell,K.(2010) Chapter Four: How Parents and Schools Regulate Teens Mobile Phones. Retrieved by http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/Teens-and-Mobile- Phones/Chapter-4/Mobile-phones-and-schools.aspx http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/Teens-and-Mobile- Phones/Chapter-4/Mobile-phones-and-schools.aspx http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/Teens-and-Mobile- Phones/Chapter-4/Mobile-phones-and-schools.aspx Cell Phones in the Classroom: Teachers Perspectives. Retrieved by https://ascd.wikispaces.com/file/view/Cell+Phones+in+the+Classroom.pdf Cell Phones in the Classroom: Teachers Perspectives. Retrieved by https://ascd.wikispaces.com/file/view/Cell+Phones+in+the+Classroom.pdf https://ascd.wikispaces.com/file/view/Cell+Phones+in+the+Classroom.pdf Devaney, L. (2011) Bring Your Own Device Catching on in Schools. 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Retrieved by http://www.districtadministration.com/article/mobile-devices-classroom http://www.districtadministration.com/article/mobile-devices-classroom Wylie, J. Mobile Learning Technologies for 21 st Century Classrooms. Retrieved by http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3754742 Wylie, J. Mobile Learning Technologies for 21 st Century Classrooms. Retrieved by http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3754742http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3754742