YES CLASS, LET’S TETHER TO EDWARD’S PHONE

bandwidth sure is important for integrating any technology in the classroom

bandwidth sure is important for integrating any technology in the classroom

“Ms. Kwan, would you like to tether to my phone? I have an unlimited data plan!”

Edward held up his smartphone and gave me a big grin. He was offering me (and the whole class for that matter) his personal “hot spot”. So generous. Several students immediately accepted his offer and didn’t miss a beat while I helped others navigate the airwaves to find a strong enough signal to get us through the class. We were in the middle of a research activity on the iPads and our wifi signal was flickering on and off. The students were exclaiming, “Oh, it’s okay…I’m on now! Oh, wait. Nope.”

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About Cakebrain

A Vancouver English teacher preoccupied with cake... Reflecting about my learning as an educator. I am currently teaching English part time and also working part time at the Vancouver Board of Education as a Learning Technologies Mentor. This blog also contains an archive of my Concept Papers and Inquiry and Coaching Reflections (ICR) from my grad studies program at VIU (CIEL) You can follow my food and edu-tweets @Cakebrain My Class Wiki: http://uhillenglish.wikispaces.com My food blog is http://cakeonthebrain.blogspot.com
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