After reading a blog post from Andrew Douch who reminded me of the service www.mymiamia.com I decided to try it out for myself. The opportunity arose when one of my students asked the question below……
Now if you are unfamiliar with My Mia Mia basically, it is a service that allows you to find out the answer to any question you like by simply sending an SMS or leaving a voice message with My Mia Mia. The service is supported in a host of countries and from what I can gather costs the equivalent of a standard call or SMS. After sending your question through to My Mia Mia you simply wait and within about 5 minutes you will receive a reply SMS with the answer to the question you posed.
In this case I was almost certain that they woud be unable to answer the question that I had asked, however shortly after sending it through, I received the answer below;
So what does this mean for students and the classroom? Could this be used as a genuine tool for learning? Please leave your thoughts below to complete the post.