Debunking 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom


BYOD — Bring Your Own Device — has gained some momentum in today’s education system. From temp teachers to entire school districts, more and more educational staff debate about or seriously consider the adoption of BYOD in their instruction. Myth No 2: BYOD is not safe.

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Digital Citizenship & Data Collection

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

With all this use of technology and the notion that prospective employers and college admissions officers are researching applicants, students should learn how to be responsible digital citizens and consider the effects of their digital footprints.

Top 10 BYOD concerns — and how to overcome them [Part 1]


BYOD at school is more than the latest buzz phrase you hear at every corner of the teacher’s rooms or along school hallways. But failure BYOD stories exist as well, and they rarely hit the headlines as often. Top 10 BYOD concerns: 1. BYOD deepens the digital divide.

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Addressing the most common parent concerns about BYOD in schools


BYOD — Bring Your Own Device — has taken the education system by storm. There’s been a lot of talk about BYOD in schools, on whether or not it is beneficial for the learning process of students, with serious arguments in both camps. Parent concerns about BYOD in schools.

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BYOD Begins With Trust and Respect

A Principal's Reflections

I have written extensively over the past couple of years about our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative at New Milford High School at the Huffington Post and on my own blog. It has been interesting to look back at all my blog posts to see how far we have come with BYOD at NMHS.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017


Given that many children were acquiring iPads for personal use, some schools adopted a Bring Your Own Device ( BYOD) Policy. “Teachers will have access to expanded professional development programs.”

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Every Schools' Obligation

A Principal's Reflections

We routinely hear how students use digital tools inappropriately for sexting, cyberbullying, cheating, video recording teachers and fights with peers, and plagiarizing. that information can be accessed, adapted, archived, and shared by anyone who has access to their accounts.

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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It is Time For Schools to Seriously Consider BYOT

A Principal's Reflections

My point here is that many children across the world have access to, and are using, technology outside of school in a variety of ways. Not only do many have access, but also older children possess their own devices (cell phones, smart phones, laptops, tablets, e-readers, etc.).

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How to (Not) Fill a Blank White Page

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

While we have computer labs, media centers, and now a solid wi-fi infrastructure for BYOD in my district, we are not as far along with integrating technology on a daily basis in the classroom as compared to a 1:1 district. I am bound by scheduling constraints and access to the computers themselves. We have 6 computer and mobile labs for 2000+ students right now and students'' home access is inconsistent. Working with Ms.


169 Tech Tip #127: 12 Tips on Hard-to-teach Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

Consider a BYOD approach in your classes so students can use the devices they have easy access to and are comfortable with (if your school IT folks and infrastructure support this approach).

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It is Not a Project to Get Students Talking: Two Tools

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

The chatroom or backchannel can be accessed on a computer, tablet, or smartphone, and puts students'' texting talents to work. BYOD BYOT connecting with students edtech education Socratic speaking teaching

Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product – Impero Education Pro – at ISTE 2018


Impero also offers Impero EdLink , a mobile device management tool to help schools manage one-to-one initiatives and BYOD programs. It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits.

How we turned around our wireless network performance and security

eSchool News

In recent years, the district also added 50,000 Chromebooks to improve equity and support objectives for curriculum, digital citizenship, media literacy and state online testing. Grow the use of ClearPass for BYOD and full wired authentication as well.


60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

It may lack the visual appeal of iPads, or the student credibility of a BYOD program. Let students create their own digital portfolios of their favorite work. Encourage digital citizenship via peer-to-peer interaction that is documented. Administer digital exit slips.

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How Common Sense Is Helping NYC Welcome Cell Phones into Schools

Graphite Blog

Individual schools can decide whether they want to incorporate students’ personal technology into classroom learning and can implement a "bring your own device" (BYOD) program. As a school that has a strong infrastructure in technology in the building, with BYOD, our students will now have the freedom of 24/7 access to the educational subscription services we provide and the ability to communicate and collaborate with others”. Are you thinking about going BYOD?


A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

BYOD programs allow students to use their own technology (usually smartphone or tablet) in a classroom. Blended learning is a learning model that combines digital and face-to-face learning experiences. Digital Citizenship. MIT on Digital Citizenship.



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. This allows them to address issues of concern, promote good digital citizenship and create counter-narratives.

Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

Fractus Learning

BYOD? Confirm all wireless access points and printers are operational. Find your digital cameras. Include something about digital citizenship and home screen behavior. by Karen Larson and Gene Tognetti.

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


Great way to incorporate digital citizenship. Easily access your Google Calendar with this powerful extension Tweet This. The podcast on BYOD is awesome! Great way to incorporate digital citizenship * Checker Plus for Google Calendar. *. Download.

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EdmodoCon Guest Post #3: M.Valois

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

It''s a great, safe place for teachers and students to connect; students can post questions, submit assignments, create projects, access notes, join discussion groups, and much more. Students need access codes to join a class so it''s secure and safe. There were several sessions throughout the day by presenters on a range of topics, including digital citizenship, project based learning, "flipping" the classroom, building leadership capacity and more!


A letter of support


We provide access. These new collections support new literacies and leverage the new bounty of open educational resources (OER) supported by the White House’s #GoOpen initiative, as well as streamed media, and software for creating and sharing powerful, effectively, ethically produced digital stories. Without this access, students ignore thousands of dollars of content their parents’ tax dollars support. We curate new forms of digital texts.

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Tips and Tricks for Managing Devices in the Classroom

Graphite Blog

Address digital citizenship even if devices aren’t a constant presence in your classroom or school. Their worlds are digital 24/7. Weave our K-12 Digital Literacy & Citizenship lessons throughout the grades. As we know, when kids misstep (and they will), the consequences are more dire in the digital world, and reactive efforts are never as effective as proactive ones.


MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

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. At Anastasis, our learning portfolios are digital.

Tips and Tricks for Managing Devices in the Classroom

Graphite Blog

Adress digital citizenship even if devices aren’t a constant presence in your classroom or school. Their worlds are digital 24/7. Weave our K-12 Digital Literacy & Citizenship lessons throughout the grades. As we know, when kids misstep (and they will), the consequences are more dire in the digital world, and reactive efforts are never as effective as proactive ones.


The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We have gotten much more mobile-friendly , as there are Collaborate apps for iOS and Android, and the conference schedule and session links can be easily accessed on mobile devices by going to [link] from your mobile device or clicking on the "mobile schedule" link in the Summit menu.

Dear ISTE (reprised)


The purpose of the Librarians Network is to promote librarians as leaders and champions of educational technology and digital literacy. We’ve managed ever-evolving traditional and digital collections. We’ve championed equitable access and unbanning critical resources.