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AirDrop for the BYOD classroom

Dr. Shannon Doak

Many schools have BYOD (Bring your Own Device). It appears that the student who have Windows computers or Chromebooks are out of luck! ” You can access Snap Drop at the following web address. What this means for a BYOD school is far greater than what is described above.

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4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion

Neo LMS

In recent years, the amount of time that students with disabilities spend in general education classrooms has shown an increase, signaling that inclusive practices are being adopted. 4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion.

How we turned around our ability to support BYOD for now and for the future

eSchool News

We not only have encouraged our faculty and staff to embrace BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), but we have also provided Chromebooks to all of our 18,000 students. Related: 6 steps to a successful BYOD program. Featured on eSchool News IT Management access points AP byod

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Textbooks optional: What unbundling and BYOD mean for learning technology

eSchool News

Today’s educators are looking to Chromebooks , smartphones and maker spaces to enhance their teaching. When it comes to middle schools and high schools, the average classroom looks more like a typical startup office than the traditional classroom of the past.

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Chrome Can: Google Assistant Built In!

Dr. Shannon Doak

With the rollout of Chrome OS 72, the Google Assistant has made its way onto most Chromebooks. I did notice that the Assistant didn’t just appear on all my Chromebooks. However, on my Samsung Chromebook Plus, I actually had to enable it by going through the flags settings menu.

Tracking QR Code Scans

Dr. Shannon Doak

I have already written about how QR Codes can be used on Chromebooks. In that post, I went over a few ways they could be used in the classroom. Below is a great video that also shares some great ways QR Codes can be used in the classroom.

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Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

Is there a plan to ensure that students have equal access to technology? Equitable access is a real problem, however, there are ways to level the playing field. These tools, combined with the BYOD enable HPA to offer equitable access to support the capstone program at the middle school.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

Securly

These were the pressing questions of the time – a time 8-months after the release of the first iPad and 6-months before the release of the first Chromebook. Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement.

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6 Pillars to Successfully Integrate Technology In Your 1:1 Classroom

Securly

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) conducted a study on the correlation between test performance and technology usage in the classroom. Here are the six domains for success, each accompanied by a tip to aid you in applying each to your own classroom: 1.

"Teachers Talk Technology" Report Creates Snapshot of Classroom Technology Use

techlearning

Today, MDR, a division of Dun & Bradstreet, released the second in its State of the K-12 Market Report 2018 series, Teachers Talk Technology , creating a snapshot of how teachers across the country are using classroom technology.

Klein Independent School District Enables Smart Classrooms

techlearning

Klein ISD is refreshing its existing Aruba network, district-wide, with nearly 5,000 Aruba indoor and outdoor Access Points (APs), AirWave network management and ClearPass for full network access control (NAC) and policy management capabilities.

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How teachers address cell phones in class

Ask a Tech Teacher

What do you do about personal devices that circumvent the school security to access the Internet? In many schools, Internet access is spotty, undependable, and a challenge to manage. Mobile phones can do pretty much everything a computer can via apps and Internet access.

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Using Curriculet for Short Reading Texts & PARCC Prep

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Since it is web-browser based, Curriculet can be used on any device or computer which is a must for my BYOD, 1:1 one day a week with Chromebooks classroom. 1:1 BYOD common core curriculet flipping PARCC Reading

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#Flipclass Workflow

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Edmodo Edmodo is my online classroom space. From posting the daily agenda to taking quizzes to connecting with others, everything is done in Edmodo as you can see from the list below and public folder of classroom examples. Students access Edmodo apps for automated tasks or projects.

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MDR’s New Teachers Talk TechnologyReport Creates Snapshot of Classroom Technology Use

techlearning

July 18, 2018 – Today, MDR, a division of Dun & Bradstreet, released the second in its State of the K-12 Market Report 2018 series, Teachers Talk Technology , creating a snapshot of how teachers across the country are using classroom technology. SHELTON, Conn.

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Recommended settings for Chrome Education

Tomorrow's Learners

Chrome Education is an amazing tool that all schools using Chromebooks should invest in. To get the most out of managing your Chromebooks, here are my recommended settings: Restricting Access to sign in. My advice is to add an Asset ID to each Chromebook – for example.

5 steps for implementing a 1:1 program

Neo LMS

The device is usually offered by the school, but with the spread of BYOD programs, this no longer stands true all the time. This isn’t to say that classroom instruction should be completely swapped with online teaching and learning.

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Computing, Cost Savings and the Cloud: The Value of Virtualization

EdTech Magazine

Even amid the proliferation of mobile technology in K–12 schools through BYOD programs and one-to-one computing, desktop computers remain a popular choice. Computing, Cost Savings and the Cloud: The Value of Virtualization. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 08/19/2019 - 09:40.

Device Implementation - #TECSIG Fall 2013 Breakout Session

EdTechSandyK

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. Teachers will have two "computers" in the classroom. Tim Holt - El Paso ISD - multiple roll outs - iPads, Chromebooks, BYOD, a stew of things happening in the district. Has done cart scenario in past as a classroom teacher. Belton ISD - 1:1 iPads and Chromebooks.

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The Year of Agency – From Beth Holland

EdTechTeacher

This past year, iPads, Chromebooks, and laptops continued to flood classrooms. Schools increasingly adopted 1:1 or BYOD programs and constructed new learning spaces. This post first appeared on Edutopia.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

While one-to-one device programs are ramping up, thanks to affordable technologies such as Chromebooks, and shared classroom AR/VR experiences are becoming more common, schools can’t ignore the rising tide of student-owned smartphones. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use. Single-sign on — Access management is critical to ensure student privacy and network security.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

While one-to-one device programs are ramping up, thanks to affordable technologies such as Chromebooks, and shared classroom AR/VR experiences are becoming more common, schools can’t ignore the rising tide of student-owned smartphones. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use. Single-sign on — Access management is critical to ensure student privacy and network security.

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How we turned around our wireless network performance and security

eSchool News

Students use smartphones and tablets in and out of the classroom, teachers put lessons and assignments online, staff use VoIP phones, and maintenance and operations need to connect their alarms and HVAC systems. Improve the performance of Chromebooks when using web-based applications.

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Lessons from a Decade of 1:1: a Crowd-Sourced Interview

techlearning

Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation in Indiana offers BYOD as an option to accompany 1:1. Sanfrancesco agrees: “You have to have adequate bandwidth and access points in place from the start, as well as plans for refreshing the technology.” WHERE DOES BYOD FIT INTO YOUR PROGRAM?

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Be Wary of Putting the Cart Before the Horse

A Principal's Reflections

With advances in affordable technology, such as the ultra-cheap Chromebook, it has been tough for schools to resist spending these funds on devices. Now don't get me wrong, I am all for schools increasing student and staff access to quality technology.

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5 Digital Tools (& tips) to Help New School Leaders – Guest Post From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

This learning process is a shift in mindset, as no longer does the teacher have to be the holder of all information, while in a makerspace or while in a classroom.” – Ross Cooper. Then after the first 30, 60, and 90 days you will see evidence of your suggestions in the classroom.

FOLLOW THE MONEY: FUNDING INNOVATION

techlearning

Here are some of the most recent winners: School District 51 (CO) students scored 9,000 new Chromebooks for the next school year. The Chromebooks and charging carts were purchased with $3.18 A four-year replacement cycle will be set up for Guilderland’s Chromebooks.

Leaders Rank Mobile Learning the Top School Tech Priority for 2017

Leadership Lounge

Mobile learning is defined as the idea of 24/7 access, according to Paula Maylahn of Paula Maylahn Consulting and author of the survey. Learning is not just in the classroom — it comes home with you.” There were two surprises in this year’s results: the declines in bring your own device (BYOD) and IT outsourcing in schools. BYOD was the No. This year, BYOD was ranked ninth, its lowest ranking ever.

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BEST OF SHOW AT TCEA 2018

techlearning

The TravelMate Spin B1 (TMB118) convertible notebook features a 360-degree hinge that allows the device to be used in four versatile modes that facilitates all aspects of classroom learning, including Stand and Tent modes for group projects and sharing.

Four C's of App Selection

EdTechTeam

I believe every parent should receive a list of apps used in the classroom so parents can download them and provide additional support at home. If deciding to choose an app for the classroom I first see if it is available for free or low price for both Android and iOS.

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

Edsurge

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. So we got some very passionate phone calls and lost a lot of time in the classroom. Plus, we’re a BYOD environment.

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The Promise and Perils of Technology in Education

Reading By Example

It does not harm or help student learning when put into classrooms. Schleicher agrees with a retiring principal in Australia who stated that mobile technology should not be in classrooms because it is a distraction. Technology in schools is a neutral resource.

The Promise and Perils of Technology in Education

Reading By Example

It does not harm or help student learning when put into classrooms. Schleicher agrees with a retiring principal in Australia who stated that mobile technology should not be in classrooms because it is a distraction. Technology in schools is a neutral resource.

K–12 IT Teams Use Artificial Intelligence to Help with Wi-Fi Upkeep

EdTech Magazine

K–12 districts are adopting artificial intelligence to help with Wi-Fi upkeep as networks are feeling added pressure from one-to-one device programs and connected modern classrooms take up bandwidth. While the entire education sphere is feeling the burden of increased use of connected devices in and around the classroom, unlike higher education institutions, K–12 districts may not have the resources to hire large IT teams to handle every issue as it comes up.

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T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

techlearning

They then met in person to decide which technologies will have the most impact in the classroom and deserved to be named Best of Show. ACER CHROMEBOOK TAB 10 ( WWW.ACER.COM/AC/EN/US/CONTENT/HOME ) The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 will be used in classrooms to expand and enhance student learning.