Teaching Generation Text shows how teachers can turn cellphones into an educational opportunity instead of an annoyingdistraction. With a host of innovative ideas, activities, lessons,and strategies, Nielsen and Webb offer a unique way to usestudents' preferred method of communication in the classroom. Cellphones can remind students to study, serve as a way to take notes,provide instant, on-demand answers and research, be a great vehiclefor home-school connection, and record and capture oral reports orresponses to polls and quizzes, all of which can be used to enhancelesson plans and increase motivation.
- Offers tactics for teachers to help their students integratedigital technology with their studies
- Filled with research-based ideas and strategies for using acell phone to enhance learning
- Provides methods for incorporating cell phones into instructionwith a unit planning guide and lesson plan ideas
This innovative new book is filled with new ideas for engaginglearners in fun, free, and easy ways using nothing more than abasic, text-enabled cell phone.