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…… 

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 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;

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 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.