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phoneTelephones and Cell Phones

Telephones are a way to reach outside the learning laboratory.

The following example demonstrates how telephones facilitate the learning experiences of the student information scientist.

Community Bike Path

teen with computerMr. Washington, the teacher librarian suggests that Eric contact local city council members about his idea for a "Rails to Trails" community bike path project. After reviewing Eric's questions and providing suggestions, Mr. Washington helps Eric locate the phone numbers of council members and suggests a quiet place where he can make some calls. Although most of the council members has other priorities, he found one enthusiastic supporter. Eric arranged to meet the council member and design a plan.

Explore Eric's investigation for more detail.

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