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Hall Davidson - Cellphones in Schools

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Kinda live blogging Hall's presentation - trying to "catch the gist"

"High School Girls Can do More with a Phone in a Bag than you can Ever Imagine"

Parents are going to start requiring that their kids carry cellphones in schools because parents want to track monitor stalk tether etc... their kids

Schools are losing the debate about whether or not a kid can carry a cellphone

Cellphones are turning over quickly and they are changing.

Nokia is largest manufacturer of digital cameras and media players

US is 3-4 years behind the tech world in cellphone use

Third world countries use cellphones - even Cuba

The Taliban forbids cellphones and so does a High School near you.

Hall demonstrates a live video feed from Qik with the help of Steve Dembo

Ideas

Send in lesson plans via video
Announcements - video messages that anyone can see
Pre and post assignments with your kids

Cellphones will all have video soon. We should start thinking about how we will use this in education.

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