AirDrop for the BYOD classroom

Dr. Shannon Doak

Many schools have BYOD (Bring your Own Device). I have already included this application in my last post titled, Chrome Can: Integration with Android Phones. ” You can access Snap Drop at the following web address. Android BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Innovation


Is your classroom ready for BYOD?


BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) classroom setups are very common nowadays, but there are a few aspects to consider before implementing them. I’m imagining a school environment where students get to bring their own device, and they have access to different learning resources over the internet.

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5 practical tips for BYOD equity


This category is quite big and it constantly grows, but there are devices that are pretty common these days and everybody can have access to them easily — devices like smartphones and tablets. 5 practical tips for BYOD equity. One issue that comes up pretty often is that of BYOD equity.

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Augmented Reality – The Art of BYOD


Recently, I asked my students to bring whatever devices they had access to from their homes to school if their parents would allow it. So we set out to employ BYOD (bring your own devices) with augmented reality.

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The best BYOD tech tools for the Common Core classroom

eSchool News

Our Board of Education then announced we were now a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) district, but did not provide the professional development time to support this initiative. Meaning, students can get to the tool and create it regardless of whether they are using a PC, MAC, iPad, or Android.

Textbooks optional: What unbundling and BYOD mean for learning technology

eSchool News

Similar to the age-old Apple vs. Android debate, students tend to have personal preferences about the devices they use for learning. Enter the age of BYOD. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is a huge part of the way schools are integrating technology.


Seesaw: The ultimate ePortfolio for every classroom!

iLearn Technology

From the teacher perspective, Seesaw makes it simple to access student work immediately from their own device. Seesaw supports a variety of platforms making it super simple to use in any classroom environment and particularly in a BYOD setting.

Getting to Know Celly

A Principal's Reflections

Versatility in access. Celly is accessible from the Internet, SMS (text message), and email. They are even about to release an Android app. BYOD BYOT Celly educational technology mobile learning

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Interesting idea - Chromebook + Nexus 7 instead of just an iPad

Educational Technology Guy

At EdcampCT this past week, I was chatting with Greg McVerry ( @jgmac1106 ) about devices, 1-1 and BYOD and he made an interesting comment. Their data and files are all online so they can still access them anywhere. Android chromebooks edcamp google Chrome OS Google for Educators iPad

InstallFree Nexus - us MS Office or LibreOffice on any device through the cloud

Educational Technology Guy

You can use Microsoft Office or LibreOffice on an iPad , Android Tablet, Chromebook or any device with a web browser. You can view and edit documents that you have stored in Dropbox , Google Drive , Office 365 and others and even access web apps that are written in Flash, Silverlight or Java. It''s cloud based platform that allows you real-time access to these apps. Android chrome browser chromebooks free resources libreoffice Microsoft Office

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iPads keep students connected, even on snow days

eSchool News

Devices like iPads or Android-based tablets have become must-haves in many districts as school officials look to create “anytime-anywhere” learning environments not restricted by the four walls of a traditional classroom. Next page: Working through the home access hurdle.

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Search for Mobile Apps Using Google


What a cool tool for those of us working in mobile learning environments - whether they be individual teacher devices, pods of classroom devices, 1:1, or BYOD - to use to explore app possibilities without having to log into an app store first! I played with app search a little and made a quick tutorial video to show you how to access it and an idea I had for combining it with Google''s advanced search feature. Android apps Chrome iOS iPad iPod mobile learning

Capturing Classroom Videos

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I haven''t really used videos all the much for flipping my classes because of accessibility and inequity with technology in the classroom, but now that those issues are close to being resolved, I am very interested in learning how to to add videos to my bag of tricks.

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MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

It has a 7” screen and runs on Android 4.2. The MobyMax tablet runs on Android which means in addition to all of the great MobyMax curriculum, your students also have access to all of the happiness that Android brings.

Device Implementation - #TECSIG Fall 2013 Breakout Session


Participants & Their Questions: Sandy Kendell, EdTech Coordinator in a 4A District - We have implemented one iPad for every teacher K-12 and we are rolling out BYOD grades 6-12. Information on implementing Android Anonymous Inst Tech Coordinator from a Fast Growing suburban school district. Tim Holt - El Paso ISD - multiple roll outs - iPads, Chromebooks, BYOD, a stew of things happening in the district. And access points! 1:1 BYOD BYOT mlearning

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5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

To access these features, just toggle from Auto to Pro. It is good for beginners, perfect for a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) school like mine, and the projects sync between all devices.

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6 Ways to Add Video to Your Classroom with Animoto


Animoto also has a free mobile app available for iOS and Android devices if you’ve got a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) classroom. If you’re not sure what kind of project you or your students should make, here are 6 accessible ideas to help you add video to your classroom: 1.

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And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.


It was the age where almost everyone owned a smartphone - whether it was Android, Apple or Windows Phone. Students will be able to access their classroom on the cloud through a unified learning platform system where, if the school is willing, students are not required to be in the class physically. BYOD BYOD was already partially implemented in some schools these past few years, but 2016 will see more and more schools playing catch with the implementation.

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Four C's of App Selection


Cross-platform- plain and simple, if your school is thinking about a single platform, specifically iOS or Android, you’re doing it wrong! If your school has mixed devices or is investigating going BYOD, then choosing apps that are cross-platform will make that experience far less painful.

#iOS11 - QR Code Reader is Built In


If you and your students have access to iPads, iPhones, or iPod Touches running iOS 11, you can now scan bar codes without having to install a QR code reader app!


Looking Back At 2011 And Looking Forward To 2012

The Web20Classroom

I wrote several posts about my favorite places to find information about iPads in education or my favorite iPad/Android apps for Administrators. This idea of access to education is only going to grow, I believe, into something pretty amazing. BYOD can help.

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Here's How Single Sign-On Saved One District 2,500 Hours of Instructional Time Per Month


This technology allows students and staff to access multiple applications and resources with a single username and password. Nguyen talked with EdSurge about how to support schools with bring your own device (BYOD) programs, why SSO boosts security, and how it saves his teachers 2500 hours of instruction time each month. Plus, we’re a BYOD environment. Case Study: Pickens School District enjoys instant access.

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BYMC – Bring Your Managed Chromebook

Tomorrow's Learners

I have often heard BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) referred to as Bring Your Own Disaster. Important considerations in any BYOD program should be battery life, time to boot up, durability and affordability – and Chromebooks tick all the boxes. More importantly, by encouraging one or two device choices, schools are eliminating the potential equity issues that can present themselves through a standard BYOD program (i.e



CLASSLINK ONECLICK ClassLink OneClick technology enables access to Web-based, Windows, and Google applications, and instant access to files at school and in the cloud. With a built-in ARM quad-core processor and an Android 5.0



Access to content in 12 Lexile levels in English and 8 levels in Spanish with customizable learning and language scaffolds means all students in a class can participate together in grade-appropriate learning, regardless of their level of reading ability or stage of English language development.

Review of Vivi

Kathy Schrock

This device needs to work with all platforms -- Windows, Mac, iOS, Chrome OS, Android, Linux DEB, and Linux RPM -- and be easy to use. This is a great feature for BYOD or 1:1 initiatives! You will still have access to their computer screen for other tasks with this method.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools


This program adds full home access for students, custom curriculum alignment, performance reporting, professional development, and more. Principals can access unique data insights on how teachers, parents and students are using FreshGrade through monthly reports.

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Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

Learn about creating various kinds of codes and access to lots of QR code activities for all subjects and grade levels. Bring It On: BYOD/1:1 Activities That Work by Janet Corder and Joan Gore Your school has adopted a BYOD or 1:1 program, so what meaningful activities can students engage in?

Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

Fractus Learning

BYOD? Here is a LONG list of recent updates , to GAFE, Android and iOS apps. Confirm all wireless access points and printers are operational. by Karen Larson and Gene Tognetti. The start of the school year brings with it more than a few ‘gotta-do’s for a classroom teacher.

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What’s Up with QR Codes: Best Tools & Some Clever Ideas

Learning in Hand

There’s a version for iPhone , iPad , Android , Blackberry and Windows Phone. Note that you will have to give permission to access your webcam. This is great for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) classrooms.

Learning About Digital Equity from Students

Each of those moments seemed to inform a new reality that we needed to face from 5th graders not having the foundational skills needed to simply use a computer beyond online testing tools or kids not having access to any form of learning in a connected world.

District outfits campuses with new projection technology

eSchool News

Signature series models with USB capability can connect wirelessly with PC and Mac computers or using the Free C- Assist APP connect with iOS and Android mobile devices for a true BYOD experience. A major overhaul of projectors led one district to Casio’s LampFree line.


Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and our Favorite Chrome Extensions | #TechEducator 101


Subscribe via RSS Subscribe on Android Follow @TeacherCast. Easily access your Google Calendar with this powerful extension Tweet This. The podcast on BYOD is awesome! Download. Listen in a New Window. iTunes. Stitcher. SoundCloud. Leave a Review. Clammr It.

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Epson projector works with SMART Board interactive whiteboards

eSchool News

BYOD Classrooms: Wirelessly share4 and compare students’ work from multiple devices, simultaneously, with Moderator device management software5. New Epson projector models are specifically designed for, and certified to work with, SMART Board interactive whiteboard systems.

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2012 Edublog Award Nominations


The beauty of Socrative is it can be used via the web or via an app on iOS or Android, so even in a BYOD environment where you have a mixture of devices, as long as they can download an app or hit a website, all students in your class can participate. There are advertisements on the site, but when you are accessing a training video, you no longer see the ads. It is Edublog Award nomination time again!