Help Your Child Learn with Cell Phones and Web 2.0
Adult. Price $16.95
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Help Your Child Learn with Cell Phones and Web 2.0 is a paperback book that will show parents and teachers how to teach their children using cellphones. The author maintains that since 89% of adults and 79% of children have cell phones, most of them smart phones, they are invaluable learning tools and should be utilized.
In Help Your Child Learn with Cell Phones and Web 2.0 Ms. Kolb provides the information you need to teach using a cell phone, without being overwhelming.
She teaches us how to:
Ø develop cell phone projects
Ø how to access learning activities, such as literature, math, science, and geography
Ø utilize resources available
Ø addresses concerns parents might have.
Ø In addition links for free and cheap apps are included
According to the author, other cultures routinely use cell phones and Web 2.0 for learning and we are behind them in utilizing this invaluable resource.
Help Your Child Learn with Cell Phones and Web 2.0 starts simply enough with an introduction that explains what Web 2.0 is (for those of us who don’t know, it is where students can write or adjust current programs) and the basics of what the book hopes to teach you. Since most children ages eight and up own basic cell phones, she explains how to make sure that we have ways of accessing the internet without running up huge cell phone bills, and more. This is truly a book that addresses all aspects of using technology to its fullest potential.
Included in Help Your Child Learn with Cell Phones and Web 2.0 are a listing of suggested activities, websites to visit for apps, and more. Recommended for those who wish to use cell phones as learning tools.