Today during a Math lesson on Surface Area and Volume:
Mr. Truss, I forgot my calculator, can I borrow one?
Do you have your cell phone?
Then you have a calculator.
Really? I can use my cell phone?
Really!- - - - -
Cell phones and mp3 players in the classroom: Not Obstacles but Opportunities
"Kids are going to text message.
How are we going to make that work in our school?"
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"When someone wants to ban something, I ask myself,
how can we use this to help us in education? ‘It is a new tool’. Not obstacles but opportunities."
It is time for us to PAY ATTENTION!