Ideas for 2014-2015 classroom (from Pinterest!)
July 4th has come and gone, which means my mind has turned to school. I’ve got a busy month ahead of me…working at a community camp in Hesston, APSI training in Tulsa, a family reunion …
Texting in the Classroom - The Brown Bag Teacher
Our students are saturated in a world of technology. As educators there is immediate buy-in when we connections between our students’ real worlds and our classrooms. One of my favorite (free) resources to do this is called ifaketext. It allows users to create faux iPhone text conversations. The website lets you fit between 35 and...
"Cell Phone Day Care" a place for students to put their phones so they don't have them at their seats - but doubles as a charging station to encourage them to put them there. Day 1 was successful - hopefully it will keep up and keep distractions out of the classroom!
Accueil - Mrs Recht's Classroom
J'ai eu un petit coup de coeur pour ce poster trouvé sur Pinterest : Source : http://twolivecolorfully.com/2013/08/26/thems-the-classroom-rules/ Alors je l'ai tout simplement refait (quasi-recopié d'ailleurs) pour y ajouter de nouvelles illustrations...
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If you’ve ever considered having students bring their own devices (BYOD) to class, you’ve probably worried…won’t the kids text all day long? How do I keep them from taking inappropriate photos or posting on Facebook while I’m teaching? Aren’t students’ phones a huge distraction? Here to help is Kristy from the 2 Peas and a Dog …
School of Fail - page 4
Cell phones in shoe organizer with student numbers. They are at the front of the classroom so all have clear view of their phone and can't say that someone "messed" with their phone. They are numbered to indicate which phone belongs to which student. I like this!
Laptops and Texting Banned In My Classes
This fall I'm teaching one class in MCCC's Philosophy department: Philosophy of Religion. (I'm done teaching Logic after doing it for eighteen years.) On my syllabus I put a skull and crossbones, with the words: No texting or laptops allowed in this class! I am Bilbo Baggins, standing against the social media orcs. Most students do not know what to do if they cannot text while in class. This feels like a violation of their human rights. It's like I am cutting off body parts. My response is…
Synthesis Essay Unit - Should Cell Phones be Allowed in Class?
This argument essay is sure to get your secondary students engaged! Should cell phones be allowed in class?
How to Manage Cell Phones in the Classroom
What is your school and classroom cell phone policy? Read these tips when devising an effective plan for student use of mobile phones of campus.
Useful telephone vocabulary in English. Phrasal verbs that are commonly used in English telephone conversations.
Useful telephone vocabulary and phrases in English Phrasal verbs that are commonly used in English telephone conversations
Research Project: Cell Phones in Class
This real life research project kills two birds with one stone: students will practice their research skills while working with you to decide on the rules for electronic devices in your classroom. It's a great activity for the start of semester, and in my experience, the students are much more likely to comply with rules they have helped develop themselves!
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The "Cell Jail"
Remember those days where the highest form of technology that kids owned was a CD player? Well yeah, those days are gone. Cellphones have showed up in a HUGE way. I never thought I would see the day that an 11 year old would be carrying a nicer phone than me, but none the less that time is here. Adults are bad enough with cellphones in church much less a middle schooler...so how do we cut out those cellphone distractions? Reverse psychology of course. MAKE IT FUNNY! In our classroom we have…