Description

Examples of the use of various kinds of mobile information technology are explained for use in the classroom or laboratory. Individual or group work can make use of such devices, avoiding the need to move the class to a computer room or wait for a turn to use a computer in the laboratory. Many different applications are available. This article illustrates the way in which a few were presented to a group of teachers, including the opportunity to try for themselves.

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