Do Students Need Secure Mobile Devices | e-Learning Today TV

Episode 59 – 5.13.2011

Planet Quest Alien Safari

  • Interactive site for kids that lets you go on an adventure by exploring different “life zones” around the world.
  • Students get to learn about what the organisms reveal about finding life in space. So, they will learn which can survive without sunlight, which have a high radiation dose, the most acidic and the ones that live the furthest underground, for example.
  • This website is a great classroom and research tool. You can use it to simply explore all the things around you, or use it as a starter for deeper learning and researching on a specific subject or topic.

More Schools Piloting Secure Mobile Devices?

  • Kajeet for Education, a provider secure cell phones for children is now offering mobile devices for education to allow school districts to implement mobile devices in teaching.
  • Mobile devices will offer to network control capabilities so that schools that turn off functions that may disturb classroom activities.

Poetry Sites for Kids

  • Giggle Poetry
  • Robert Pottle
  • Alphabet Soup
  • Shel Silverstein

Tag “Things” in Facebook Pics

  • New feature to tag things in your Facebook pictures such as books, artists, movies, products, etc.
  • You can conduct scavenger hunts online, or tag materials you recommend for your students or parents.

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