BYOD or Using Cellphones in Class

The rules have changed, and now BYOD or using cellphones in class will be expected, not forbidden.  BOYD is short for Bring Your Own Device, and includes smartphones, tablets, or laptops. The trend is growing quickly, mirroring businesses that allow employees to use...

Cell Phones In The Classroom?

If  you have a child that’s a tween or teen, you know they are rarely seen without their cell phone. In fact, most kids have smartphones that are capable of enormous technical feats. One such student is Emily Saleme. Emily is rarely without her cell phone and...

How Educators Can Use Cell Phones In The Classroom

Twenty-four percent of K-12 schools ban cell phones altogether, and 62 percent allow phones on school grounds but ban cell phones in the classroom, according to the most recent national data available. But it’s about time for those schools to rethink bans...