Thursday, November 1, 2012

Using Cell Phones and Other Devices In and Out of the Classroom

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PresentersScott Newcomb, 5th Grade Teacher, and Kyle Menchhofer, Technology Coordinator, at St. Marys Intermediate School in Ohio 

Time:  Thursday, November 8, 2012- 4pm / Eastern Time

Session Description
St. Marys City Schools is the longest running mobile learning program in the country.  Join us on November 8th for our community's next webinar to see how smartphones (mobile learning devices) were successfully integrated into the curriculum at St. Mary's schools.  Fifth grade teacher Scott Newcomb and Technology Coordinator Kyle Menchhofer will discuss many of the challenges that they faced in incorporating mobile learning devices within their daily instruction over the past five years, including a BYOD rollout the past two years.  They will share many examples of how the students are using these devices inside and outside the classroom setting.  They will also recommend many resources and websites to help you in your own mobile learning efforts.  Join Scott and Kyle on November 8th to learn how you can successfully implement mobile learning devices within your classroom setting.

Speaker Details:
Scott Newcomb, @SNewco, has been within the teaching profession for 11 years.  He currently works with fifth-graders at St. Marys Intermediate School in Ohio, where he also has helped with professional-development training for staff members on mobile learning. Scott helped organize and participated in the first Mobile Learning Technology Conference in Ohio.  He has conducted mobile learning webinars for Classroom 2.0 Live, EdTech Talk, and the Reform Symposium.

Kyle Menchhofer, @KMench, has been a Technology Coordinator for over 15 years.  He has over 25 years of experience in education.  Kyle helped to implement the Mobile Learning Project in St. Marys City Schools in 2008.  He also helped organize the first Mobile Learning Technology Conference in Ohio in Mary of 2009.  Kyle holds a BS degree from the Ohio State University in Business Education & Data Processing and a Master's Degree from Findlay University in Educational Technology.

To Participate:  Go to on the date of the live event. This webinar will be archived for on-demand viewing as well.

This program is sponsored by AT&T and Rosetta Stone.
It is co-hosted by and the Consortium for School Networking.