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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 (41)

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Great information on Remind and Celly!
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I love the Remind service! It is great for communicating with parents and keeping them involved.
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Great information. Look forwarding to using these ideas in my classroom. Thanks for sharing.
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I was skeptic about using text message as a tool to engage student. I did think it would be a distraction, but now I can see the various resources that can be used with text messages. For example, Remind 101 is used in many schools.
Great webinar! Love the idea to help my ESL students. Thanks.
Full Member
Great ways to use technology in the classroom!
Thanks for sharing!
Full Member
Thank you for sharing some great ideas.
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