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Cell Phones

Majority of American Parents Reject Cell Phone Bans
http://www.cellular-news.com/story/19044.php
This article outlines reasons why parents support their children using their cell phones in school.

Cellphones as Instructional Tools - a webinar with Elliot Soloway and Cathleen Norris

http://www.cellphonesinlearning.com/ - From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning a conversation about integrating student cell phones into classroom curricula

PowerPoint


The Texting Revolution is Here
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703673604575550201949192336.html
An article by Kathryn Rosman for the Wall Street Journal discussing current trends in teen use of cell phones and in particularly, text messaging.

Pros of Using Cell Phones in School
http://www.suite101.com/content/pros-of-cell-phones-in-school---benefits-of-phones-for-students-a229426
The advantages of using cell phones in school.

Cons of Using Cell Phones in School
http://www.suite101.com/content/cons-of-cell-phones-in-school-a208973
The disadvantages of using cell phones in school.

Cell Phones, Should They Be Allowed?
http://life.familyeducation.com/cellular-telephones/school/51264.html#ixzz1JsU7GH45
This article is from Family Education and polls parents on their thoughts about cell phones in school.

Schools Try to Draw the Line for Wired Kids
http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/topstory/3308900
This article, from the Houston Chronicle, explains the arguments for both sides of the debate about cell phones in schools.

Hold the Phone
http://www.electronic-school.com/2000/09/0900sbot.html
The National School Boards Association weighs both sides in the debate about cell phones in schools and shows examples of different policies in different districts regarding cell phone use in schools.

Schools Make Rules for Cell Phone No-Nos
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,133208,00.html
Reporter Catherine Donaldson-Evans shows how schools are reacting to cell phones in schools and what some of the consequences of restricting phones might be. She also shows that regulations may be more effective than a simple ban on phones.

M-Learning: Promises, Perils, and Challenges for K-12 Education
http://education.jhu.edu/newhorizons/Journals/Winter2011/Wallace
(Patricia Wallace, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Education New Horizons Learning Journal,
Winter 2011.) This article details issues and considerations when integrating mobiles in K12 classrooms.