Very interesting research has just been published by the Tomorrow Group (Speak Up 2009) about mobile phones and education. Here are a few highlights:
PARENTS SAY YES! 63% of parents say they would buy their child a cell phone if they knew it would be used for educational purposes.
ONLY 18% of parents dismiss mobile devices as not having a positive impact on learning.
Read the rest at:
From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak Up 2009: The biggest Obstacle to Using Technology in Ed...Not Being Able to Use Student's Own Mobile Devices!