Cell Phones in the Classroom, K-12

Here are some cell phone instructional sites that you may be interested in exploring.

Text message Google for quick results. Using text messaging with a cell phone, find weather, local events, glossary, sports, movies, stocks, postal codes, directions, maps, flights, area codes, ask a question to find an answer, translations, Web snippets, calculator conversion, currency conversions, and much more. Text message your search query to 466453 ('GOOGLE' on most devices) and the message will be texted back. http://www.google.ca/mobile/sms/index.html#

Simple Text Message Voting. Poll Everywhere is an audience response system. Unlike other voting or polling solutions, you don’t have to buy expensive proprietary hardware. Just sign up and create text message (SMS) polls in literally minutes. http://www.polleverywhere.com/

Real time sharing of camera phones pictures, videos and conversations. http://radar.net/

TalkShoe is a service that enables anyone to easily create, join, or listen to live interactive discussions, conversations, podcasts and audioblogs using cell phones. http://www.talkshoe.com

Use a cell phone to post images, videos, audio or text to a blog or Web space. http://www.utterli.com/

Copy documents, whiteboards and handwritten notes with your camera phone or digital camera to store, fax, email or publish. Turn documents, notes and whiteboards into digital copies (PDFs), e-mail or fax qipit digital copies via email, your online Qipit account, or right from your phone. Store all of your paper documents and notes as digital documents for easy archiving and sharing. Tag your qipit documents for easy searching and sorting. Publish and share your documents on the web. http://www.qipit.com/

Write, read, and share books on your mobile phone through Wattpad. http://www.wattpad.com/

Mobiode is a simple and flexible solution for mobile surveys and polls. Create surveys in your Web browser and participants to the survey respond using their mobile phones. All results are visible through a Web interface in real time or in Excel. http://mobiode.com/

Use your cell phones to text information to the Web site for free. When you send a text message to Wiffiti, you text a place instead of a person. Can be used to brainstorm, send messages, etc. http://wiffiti.com/

Jott is a voice-to-text-enabled online service that lets you create memos, set reminders and send emails simply by dialing a toll-free number from your cell phone and reading out your message. Then go to your inbox and be amazed with the accuracy of the text transcribed for you by Jott. http://jott.com/

The primary use of Evernote is to jot notes, clip Web content and capture pictures. It provides a variety of tools, from desktop clients for Windows and Mac to browser plugins to mobile and e-mail interfaces. Once on the server, the submitted content is indexed full-text and placed in your current folder, which you can further organize and tag as you like. Information can be placed via the web, cell phones, and clouds. http://www.evernote.com/

More information is at :Cell Phones in Learning http://cellphonesinlearning.wikispaces.com/