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How to use Ask 500 people: an explanation and some examples

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TinyChat: With TinyChat you can create your own chatroom and invite people through one simple link.

Today'sMeet: Use the backchannel and connect with your audience in realtime. Encourage the room to use the live stream to make comments, ask questions, and use that feedback to tailor your presentation, sharpen your points, and address audience.

Scriblink:an online whiteboard collaboration tool. Digital whiteboard that users can share online in real-time.
On the homepage you'll be immediately directed to a Scriblink board, which is free and requires no registration. Here you can take advantage of all kinds of useful features, such as:
  • Privacy: the board is all yours, open only to the people you choose to invite
  • Dynamic Tools: use shapes, hundreds of colors, a size bar, a text feature, and a grid to help guide your drawings
  • File Options: gives you the ability to print, save, and email your work
  • Image Uploader: upload an image onto the whiteboard as the background, allowing you to share it, mark it, deface it, or highlight key elements
  • In-Screen Chat: when working with others, no need to sign in to third party software, simply use our in-screen chat
  • VOIP Conferencing: if you have a mic for your computer, you can automatically connect with your collaborators (no software necessary) and talk for free for as long as you like
  • File transfer: when emailing is too much of a hassle, simply transfer files directly to anyone you're working with


Yodio: Use Yodio to add your stories to your photos or presentations by recording to your phone and then uploading pictures. Record from your phone-FREE TO RECORD, FREE TO PUBLISH, FREE TO SHARE

Using cellphones in class:Katie Titler, a Spanish teacher in Wisconsin talks about her class activities such as Voki, mass text alerts, podcasts with iTunes, etc.

25 practical ideas for using Mobile Phones in the Classroom

Wiki with Voicethread to explain projects to use with cellphone.

Cellphones in school-slowly becoming acceptable

Ideas for Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Cell Phones Even in Districts that Ban Them

The bottom line is cell phones are the most affordable, accessible way to provide access to technology and narrow the digital divide.