Cell Phones Get High Marks in Class!

Under the category of “When you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.”  🙂  jbm

By Cathy Grimes

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April 6 2009

Students sat in small groups in Tony Neeley’s science classroom, staring intently at a projected image at the front of the class. A question popped onto the screen. Neeley gave the students a six-digit number and said, “Go.” Instantly thumbs began dancing over cell phone keypads. Within seconds, phones trilled the signal that a text message had been sent. At the same time, answers began dropping into view on the screen, one answer for each group of students, identified by a student’s cell phone screen name.

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