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  • 1.Beyond Apps:Making Teaching & Learning MobileMichael M. Grant, PhD | Cure4Kids Global Summit| June 11, 2011

2. Michael M. GrantThe University of Memphis@michaelmgranthttp:/ / 3. Download the slides & resources from here. 4. Polls, Phones & Pods 5. Solve for X 6. Phonecasting with iPadiohttp:/ / 7. Using Google VoiceVideo from 8. Managing the Cellphone Classroom Lisa Nielsen 9. 1. Upon entry and departure of class, please ensure cell phones are turnedoff and stored in your backpack.2. On days when we are using cell phones for learning, please ensure they areset to silent.3. Only use phones for learning purposes related to classwork.4. When phones are not in use on a day we are using cells for learning placethem face down on the upper right side of your desk.5. If you notice someone in the class using their cell phone inappropriately,remind them to use proper cell phone etiquette.6. If at any time your teacher feels you are not using your cell phone for classwork you will be asked to place your phone in the bin in the front of theroom with a post-it indicating your name and class. After the first infraction each month you can collect your phone at the end of class. After the second infraction you can collect your phone at the end of the day. After the third infraction your parent or guardian will be asked to retrieve your phone. If you use the phone inappropriately again during the month your parent or guardian will be required to retrieve your phone. At the beginning of each month, you have a clean slate.Classroom ManagementFrom Lisa Nielsen at 10. Using QR Codes 11. QR codes every day 12. Android iOS To scan, you need a QR code reader.Not one of these? Check your app store/online for a reader for yourphone. Blackberry, Im told, has one built into the system. 13. Lets try it out! 14. URL SitesShortenersQRjumps.comGoo.glGoQR.meBit.lyQRstuff.comSnap.vuTo create, you need a QR code generator. 15. In 16. In 17., & QRjumps.comoptions for encoding, sizes & output 18., & QRjumps.comoptions for encoding, sizes & output 19., & QRjumps.comoptions for encoding, sizes & output 20. ideas for QR codes.from Tom Barrett & Paul Simbeck-Hampson 21. Poe in the Pit | Interactive Comic 22. The Pit and the Pendulum | Interactive Comic 23. No smartphone? Try 24. On laptops or netbooks? Try QR Reader 25. Last one. Try this. 26. Posterous 27. Posterous. Dead simple sharing. 28. Normal. Email post in with Posterous recognizes the address & posts it to your site. Other email addresses can be added as contributors. Posterous will recognize these addresses then post automatically.Ways to post in Posterous. 29. Normal. A single cellphone number can be entered to post. SMS to 41411 Format: POST Message. Posterous does not accept MMS. (It will accept MMS with an email.)Ways to post in Posterous. 30. Collecting Student Responses & Artifacts in Posterous 31. Allowing others to post without adding emails. Under Settings >> Commenting & Posting Set to Anyone can post, I will moderate.Ways to post in Posterous. 32. Allowing others to post without adding emails. Under Settings >> Commenting & Posting Set to Anyone can post, I will moderate. Others can email to Others can MMS to post@yoursite.posterous.comWays to post in Posterous. 33. Bypassing Posterous Limit to One Cell Number Directions at VoiceNote: Google Voice does not support MMS. Ways to post in Posterous. 34. Anyone can post. I dont recommend keeping this setting 24/7. Just for security & piece of mind.Consider a private site. I have not tried these posting options with a private site. Please let me know what works.Consider a Posterous site as an add-on.Recommendations 35. Twitter 36. Twitter 37. HootCourse | Home Screen 38. HootCourse | Essay Screen 39. HootCourse | Classroom Option 40. Tweeting?@michaelmgrant 41. On the Horizon:Location-based 42. 43. 44. Cybrarymans Cellphones in Class 45. Download the slides & resources from here.[at]memphis[dot]edu 46. Michael M. Grant 2011