Why not let students use their smartphones for learning?

01/17/2013 | TweenTeacher.com

Middle-grades educator Heather Wolpert-Gawron in this blog post suggests that schools should allow students to use the smartphones they are already bringing to class for learning. Even those students not otherwise seen as "responsible" are keeping track of their own devices at school, she notes. "If our job is to help bridge the gap between school life and real life, let's stop blocking students from using that which they already own, use, and respect," she writes.

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