When harnessed properly, supporters say, these devices can open up new educational opportunities for students. But some critics feel such devices are more of a distraction or annoyance than a learning tool.
Our guests will discuss which mobile technologies are best for the classroom, when they should or should not be used, and which emerging mobile technologies will have a significant impact on K-12 education.
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- Shawn Gross, the project director for Project K-Nect, an initiative that aims to help at-risk students increase their math skills through smartphones
- Judy Brown, a mobile learning analyst and the curator of mLearnopedia.com, a Web site of resources for educational mobile technologies
- Katie Ash, staff writer, Education Week and Digital Directions, will moderate this chat.
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