Is your classroom ready for BYOD?

Neo LMS

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

Neo LMS

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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5 practical tips for BYOD equity

Neo LMS

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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Debunking 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom

Neo LMS

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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BYOD and Web Based Apps, Hosted Apps

Educational Technology Guy

BYOD, Bring Your Own Device, is very popular in many schools. BYOD does present some challenges including security and access to resources and software from personal devices. Solutions include network access control, robust antivirus, and web based and hosted applications.

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The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

edWeb.net

Every two or three years, state and federal laws regarding accessibility in education change. However, the goal is always the same: making sure that every student, at every level (classroom, building, district), has access to the resources they need to meet their learning goals.

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

techlearning

Chicago, June 24, 2018 – Impero Software, a leading provider of classroom management, network and online safety software to schools today announced the latest version of its award-winning product, Impero Education Pro V7. Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5

Vernier app offers hands-on learning about thermal energy

eSchool News

Vernier Software & Technology developed a new free app to allow students to study thermal energy concepts by analyzing images and video captured with the FLIR ONE Thermal Camera for iOS.

4 Take Aways from ATLIS 2017

Indiana Jen

He was also sure to point out that children can often learn coding on their own (with the self-directed software today). In addition to gender, there were several sessions about equity and access. For example, Margie Llines and Rurik Nackerud tackled Equity in BYOD.

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.

10 Things School Leaders Do to Kill a Teacher's Enthusiasm for Technology

The 21st Century Principal

The same goes for iPads, digital cameras, interactive boards, and any number of tech devices and software. Mandating specific devices, technologies, and software will kill an educator''s enthusiasm quickly. Fail to provide adequate hardware and/or software. Teachers are encouraged to get students writing and engaging in online blogging, but they don''t have access to computers. Purchase hardware or software after a sales pitch rather considering staff needs.

Personal devices in higher education

Learning with 'e's

Universities must therefore ensure that institutional services such as Learning Management Systems and the provision of other centralised software remain stable and accessible at all times. BYOD education learning mobile learning spaces Technology university

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. After that, go on and set user accounts, what levels of access has each type of user, configure the admin panel and finetune other details.

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Mapping mobile learning

Learning with 'e's

That critical mass of users has driven a number of changes, including innovations in design of hardware and software. Knowledge can be spread faster now that ever, through such handheld, accessible applications. Mobile technology is a game changer. For many that is already a reality.

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.

Dell releases network appliance to provide Virtual Windows Desktops to Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

While they can do a lot , there are the occasional times when a user will need access to a Windows only application. There are a variety of ways to allow this on a Chromebook: setting up Chrome Remote Desktop on a Windows desktop PC, or using server based systems such as VM Ware, Citrix and Ericom AccessNow to provide access. My district uses Ericom AccessNow to provide access to Windows applications on Chromebooks.

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

Securly

Business and technology have become truly complementary: Forbes gives the example of engine manufacturers relying on software to push forward production. Check out this BYOD guide that a Washington Public School system provides its teachers for device management in the classroom. .

Why School Boards Should Want to Get Devices Into the Hands of Students

Gaggle Speaks

For years, school boards have worked to put learning devices into the hands of students, whether through carts, one-to-one or BYOD initiatives. Another less-discussed benefit of educational devices and software is that you put the possibility of self-education into the hands of students.

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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. It’s always nice when new toys show up in the mail to review.

And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

Neo LMS

For those in the know, learning integration in the cloud isn’t just about using online cloud storage solutions here and there – it also involves the technical aspects of cloud computing such as learning platforms being offered as SaaS (Software as a Service) or PaaS (Platform as a Service), and the ability to access such platforms on any platform, and more importantly, 24/7 collaboration.

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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.

BYOC (Camera) School Project

EdTechnocation.com

The students'' project is to create a movie using Apple''s iMovie software that reflects their memories and experiences while in elementary school. I would only be responsible for teaching students how to upload pictures to iPhoto and then how to access them in iMovie.

Digital Learning Prospers With the Right Culture

A Principal's Reflections

Access matters – During the planning process it is imperative that there is a critical analysis of existing infrastructure. In addition to WiFi, it is important to ensure there are enough devices and associated software if the goal is integration across the curriculum.

Using a school LMS to deliver PD for teachers

Neo LMS

They create courses, give access to all sorts of learning materials online, use gamification features, design learning paths, encourage online collaboration, monitor student progress, do grading, and so on. Having a learning management system is almost a given in many schools today.

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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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ClassLink Recognized with Five 2018 SIIA CODiE Awards

techlearning

ClassLink empowers students and teachers with instant access to 6,000+ single sign-on apps and files at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives. Accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1to1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.

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Mobile learning: The good and the bad

Neo LMS

Mobile learning is about transforming how everyone can access shared knowledge and resources. Students can access classroom activities and other resources anywhere and anytime which gives them a continuum of learning beyond their classrooms. Access to these LMSs is as simple as logging and gaining access to learning resources as if students were on their laptop, and let's not forget that there are over 6 billion mobile phones in the world so just imagine the possibilities.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

Strategic planning for edtech is an endless journey—and not just because of constantly evolving hardware and software. Most educators look at the cost of their device and software, but what they need to understand is that the total cost includes PD, tech support, sustainability.

The New Design for School Networks

edWeb.net

School- and district-wide wireless internet access is no longer a nice-to-have—it’s a must have. And with staff, teachers, parents, and students needing 24/7 access, there’s never a good time for down time.

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BEST OF SHOW AT TCEA 2018

techlearning

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. Tech & Learning has announced the winners of the TCEA Best of Show Awards.

Transitioning Edtech to the Cloud

edWeb.net

But, they also saw a large number of resources being recommitted to just this one aspect of education: space for server farms, money for hardware and software upgrades, overworked personnel, etc. First, all programs are accessible to all students and teachers.

What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

MindShift

Teachers at the cutting edge of this work are asking students to use technology to access and synthesize information in the service of finding solutions to multifaceted, complex problems they might encounter in the real world.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

Software & Online 3DBEAR AR INNOVATOR PROGRAM ( 3dbear.io/product/ This program adds full home access for students, custom curriculum alignment, performance reporting, professional development, and more. Teachers access the system using their regular school Google login account.

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#2: 10 education trends for 2018

eSchool News

As a result of this paradigm shift, communities around the country are demanding a more transparent, equitable, and accessible enrollment process for all families. Wireless collaboration software makes casting from a student’s personal device to the classroom display possible in seconds.

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. A collection of software bundled by Google that is available on a subscription model for schools and classroom.