Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

Liz Kolb in episode 387 of the 10-Minute Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis

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Liz Kolb reflects upon how far cell phones have come since she wrote one of the first books on cell phones in the classroom. Are Smartphones a good idea? We discuss the pro’s and cons.

387 Liz Kolb

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Liz Kolb’s Bio as Submitted


Liz is a clinical assistant professor in education technologies at The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. She authored Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education (published by ISTE in 2008), Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for the K-12 Educator (published by ISTE in 2011), Help Your Child Learn With Their Cell Phone and Web 2.0 (published by ISTE in 2013), Learning First, Technology Second (published by ISTE in 2017). In addition, Liz has published numerous articles and book chapters on new technologies and education in prominent publications such as Education Leadership, School Administrator Magazine, Scholastic, Edutopia, ISTE’s Edtekhub, and Learning and Leading with Technology. Liz has done consulting work and has been a featured and keynote speaker at conferences all over the United States and Canada.

Liz is currently co-chairing an auxiliary committee for the U.S. Office of Education Technology on sustainable professional development in teacher education. She is a MACUL board member and a member of the COSN advisory board for mobile learning and emerging technologies. She is passionate about engaging students in education and leveraging learning opportunity through digital technologies. Liz is also the creator and coordinator of the Triple E Framework (http://tripleeframework.com), which is an open-source framework for K-12 teachers and administrators to use to assess the effectiveness of technology in lesson plans. Liz runs a blog at http://cellphonesinlearning.com

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