Jennifer Carey is the Director of Educational Technology and High School History Teacher atRansom Everglades School in Coconut Grove, Florida. She graciously granted me a 30+ minute interview via Skype on the topic of cell phones in the classroom. To further engage myself with this week’s theme of cell phones in the classroom, I conducted the interview and typed up this blog post on my cell phone (#bonuspoints @teach42). I did, however, record it in GarageBand on my MacBook Pro so that I could go back if I missed anything. I’ll have to look into a good mobile phone recording app.
The reason I chose Ms. Carey for the interview is because of this article I found when I was searching for people to interview. She seemed to be quite the advocate for using any technology in the classroom. As a matter of fact, she attended the EdTechTeacher iPad Summit in Boston, MA this past week.
The first question I asked was, “What prompted you to try using cell phones in the classroom?” She responded by stating… Mobiles in the Classroom.