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February 14, 2005

Do Keitais Have a Place in the Classroom?

Many teachers consider mobile phones nothing but a distraction and a nuisance in the classroom. In fact, most schools ban them altogether. But there are some university teachers who've learned not only to live with them, but to even use them to enhance their lessons. Yesterday's International Herald Tribune carried an article on the current situation in Japan. The article doesn't mention any language-clasroom applications for the phones, but it's probably just a matter of time before someone comes up with something.
In Japan, classroom bane becomes teachers' pet

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