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Text Messaging in the Classroom: A Powerful Instruction Tool

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Most students love to text message - maybe too much. While many teachers see this as a distraction, why not use this familiar and appealing tool to engage your students? Join Jerry Swiatek as he discusses why text messaging can be a powerful tool for instruction and how you can use it in your classroom. He will also share classroom examples and various resources that can be used with text messaging.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: ICT
Last aired on: Saturday, October 14, 2017 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Mobile Learning Intermediate , Tools for Student Projects, Virtual Learning
Tags: JSspotlight, Student Engagement, Text Messages, Texting

Reviews (32)

Full Member
Thank you for sharing some great ideas.
Full Member
Very informative.
Full Member
Great resource!
Full Member
Was not so familiar with SMS texting with twitter. Great demo of how to use it. Can't wait to try this.
Basic Member
Thank you for a great webinar!
Full Member
Jerry: thak you for another great webinar!
Basic Member
Great info. Thanks so much!
Basic Member
Great ideas!!! Thanks!
Basic Member
Great Webinar, especially for older grades.
Basic Member
Really liked the idea of 'going with it' instead of 'fighting it.' There is a buy in with text messaging automatically. I had heard about some of these like poll everywhere, but was especially excited about Remind and StudyBoost. Is Remind the same thing as Remind 101?
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