"I used them once in a directions activity. I had the students follow directions that I had written on slips of paper to find clues hidden around the school, but the catch was, they couldn't take the directions with them. They had one student in…"
"With the little ones it's fun because they like to use them simply as props. I just find it gets them more engaged in the role play.
Another idea is to have someone set an alarm on their phone for a few minutes after the current time. Then it…"
"Yes! I've used Poll Everywhere with my students and have had them use their cellphones instead of the iClickers. The students loved the activities and seeing instant feedback projected on the screen in the front of the room. The problem I have…"
"You can get a list of your students phone numbers and tell them to bring their phones to class. Then at a point in class, maybe after a phone conversation drill, turn on the phones and the teacher can call random students. You can likely use a land…"
"I've done a cellphone scavenger hunt where I came up with a list of things around the school in English, and the kids had to go around with their phones and photograph everything on the list. I suppose it might better be called a camera…"
"Have you seen our Transl8it.com games? Basically, students decode text messages and then check with the real item in their book or on the board.
I also play a nice Cell Phone challenge game. Students race to unscramble a dialogue and when they do…"