Mobile Learning: Cellular Phones as Learning Tools
The Pittsburg Post Gazette reports:
Here’s a stat that will shock no one: Cell phone users in the United States have increased from 34 million a decade ago to more than 203 million, which comes very close to fulfilling the Supreme Court’s one man-one cell phone mandate. World-wide, there are an estimated two billion cell phones, which means an unfortunate 4.5 billion people go to bed every night without cell-phoning.
This cell phone use data combined with their popularity with 5-12 students highlights the need to leverage cell phones in the classroom:
Thanks to this video on mobile learning and education from Ideas and Thoughts. The world of mLearning and mEducation is certainly growing. Pit