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! What this means for a BYOD school is far greater than what is described above. The $199 Chromebook works just as good as the $1500 Macbook.


Chrome Can: Google Chromebook App Hub

Dr. Shannon Doak

If you have been following my blog, you are aware that I am a big proponent of Chromebooks. My Chrome Can series of posts have been created to enable others to see the potential of Chromebooks as a real computer, one that can do everything traditional computers can.

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Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: BYOD ISTE Sessions for Tuesday

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year Cori helped oversee the BYOD sessions. Cori gives a quick overview of Monday’s BYOD sessions. I have included a list of BYOD sessions you could attend today, Tuesday, with times listed and room numbers. Tuesday BYOD Sessions. Chrome App Smashing to Create Chromebook Generated Videos (B332). Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 #NOTATISTE byod edtech ISTE ISTE 2017

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Chrome Can: Sticky Notes on Your Chromebook Desktop

Dr. Shannon Doak

I began my search for an app that does this because of a post in a Chromebook community where one of the users was looking for an app like the Mac OS Sticky Notes. Sticky Notes running on a Chromebook. BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Friday Tech Tip Innovation Organization

PDF FlipBook on a Chromebook.

Dr. Shannon Doak

I have already written a post about working with PDFs on a Chromebook. I have also written about creating eBooks on Chromebooks. It is a great addition to your classroom Chromebooks or your student owned Chromebooks.

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. These are also useful for allowing Chromebooks to use Windows or Mac applications.

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Chrome Can: Drawing and Painting on a Chromebook

Dr. Shannon Doak

I didn’t think about having this type of application on my Chromebook when I first began using them back in 2012. I tested some of the painting apps that didn’t work on the Tx1 on my Samsung Chromebook Plus and they worked well.

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. Instead of a school purchasing an iPad and keyboard for all the students, what about a Chromebook and Nexus 7 for each student?

Dell releases network appliance to provide Virtual Windows Desktops to Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks are amazing devices that are great for education. 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. It uses desktop virtualization to allow Chromebooks, and other devices, to access Windows desktop software.

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. Enter the age of BYOD. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is a huge part of the way schools are integrating technology. The benefits of a BYOD program are far-reaching.


BYMC – Bring Your Managed Chromebook

Tomorrow's Learners

I have often heard BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) referred to as Bring Your Own Disaster. So let’s consider BYMC – Bring Your Managed Chromebook. In a BYMC program, schools should stipulate one or two types of Chromebooks that are fit for purpose. Important considerations in any BYOD program should be battery life, time to boot up, durability and affordability – and Chromebooks tick all the boxes.

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.

Here Is A Good App to Wirelessly Mirror Your Chromebook to Any Computer

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 30, 2016 Mirroring360 Sender is a good application for teachers using Chromebooks with their students. It is also ideal for 1:1 or BYOD classrooms. Chromebook appsMirroring360 allows you to mirror more.


Making Thinking Visible Using Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak

BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks ePortfolios Innovation My Thoughts Uncategorized Visible Thinking

Extending Classroom Discussions with Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak

BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Innovation InTECHgration Idea My Thoughts Uncategorized Visible ThinkingClassroom discussions are a great way to get students to think about a topic and take that thinking deeper.

Tracking QR Code Scans

Dr. Shannon Doak

I have already written about how QR Codes can be used on Chromebooks. The best QR Code Generator and Scanner available for Chromebooks is called The QR Code Generator and can be found in the Chrome Web Store. In that post, I went over a few ways they could be used in the classroom.

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International Podcast Day: Podcasts to Improve Learning

Dr. Shannon Doak

BYOD Capstone Chromebooks Creation Creativity Innovation PD Visible ThinkingIf you aren’t aware, International Podcast Day is September 30, 2019. In this post, I will share some links to other posts I have made regarding podcasting in the classroom.

Using Screencasting and Google Slides to Make an Authentic Language Project

Dr. Shannon Doak

BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Creation Creativity Innovation My Thoughts PDI have been lucky to assist a Spanish teacher with a project that she and I feel is very valuable to her second language learners.


Using Technology to Extend Speaking Practice in a Language Classroom.

Dr. Shannon Doak

Android BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks ePortfolios Innovation My Thoughts UncategorizedLearning a foreign language is not an easy task. There are multiple components to learning a language which includes reading, writing, listening and speaking. Often, in a language classroom, students have ample time to do all of these, but at home, work is usually focused on the reading and writing aspect of the language. This is because there is no other person at home to practice the language with.

Chrome Can: PDFs

Dr. Shannon Doak

Portable Document Format (PDF), is a widely used file type and, therefore, learning how to work with PDFs on a Chromebook is something every student should learn. The tool I like to use the most on my Chromebook to annotate PDFs is called

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Chrome Can: Chrome-based Tablet for the Classroom

Dr. Shannon Doak

I recently got my hands on the CTL Chromebook Tab Tx1. I am, as you are probably aware, a fan of Chromebooks, however, I also love iPads and the wonderful things you can do with them in the classroom! This isn’t the first touchscreen ChromeOS device I have used, I also have a Samsung Chromebook Plus that I absolutely love. Also, since this is a Chromebook, it is a full browser experience. This tablet is a ChromeOS based tablet.

8 pARTS and Creative Writing with Research

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Students grabbed their phones or borrowed a Chromebook. BYOD Chromebooks creative writing grammar research standards based learning writing

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017


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. Given that many children were acquiring iPads for personal use, some schools adopted a Bring Your Own Device ( BYOD) Policy.

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How to Launch an Instructional Technology Strategy


Resources BYOD Webinars Ebooks WebinarJoin us to learn how to plan and execute an instructional technology strategy that supports your digital learning needs.

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

Many schools have moved to Chromebooks because the price point is right and they are very capable devices that can help students do everything I mentioned above and more. The fifth grade also has access to a cart of Chromebooks.

Seesaw: The ultimate ePortfolio for every classroom!

iLearn Technology

Seesaw supports a variety of platforms making it super simple to use in any classroom environment and particularly in a BYOD setting. Supported platforms include iOS devices, Android devices, Chromebooks, and any computer with a Chrome web browser.

Edmodo Quizzes: Tips & Tricks

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

At this time, students can take quizzes on either computers, Chromebooks, or iPads, but they cannot take a quiz on a smartphone or other personal device. I''ve scored short answer responses while on my smartphone, iPad, Chromebook, home laptop, and school computer.

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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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3 Tools for Speaking & Listening

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Screenshot of Voice Recognition While I have to use Voice Recognition in the app, I''d like to find a tool that could be used in any browser window or program on a Chromebook or computer. Teachers could also use SoungGecko for BYOD stations where students practice listening skills.

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#Flipclass Workflow

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

The students read the text at home or in school on smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks, or computers, answering questions and quizzes embedded in the text to check their understanding. So our mid to end of week activities featured BYOD, paper, and face to face tasks.

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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. This makes things platform/OS agnostic and would allow everyone access to these apps and resources and would be especially useful in a BYOT/BYOD environment. This is very useful for the Chromebooks. Android chrome browser chromebooks free resources libreoffice Microsoft Office

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Come to the Mobile Learning Experience in September 2013

The Mobile Native

Mobile Learning Experience 2013 will also address other devices like laptops, Chromebooks, and Android tablets. BYOD BYOT Mobile Learning Cross Post from @TonyVincent "Learning in Hand" It''s my pleasure to be on the team organizing Mobile Learning Experience 2013.

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.

The Secret to Effective Technology Integration in Schools

The CoolCatTeacher

” And in the blank insert Chromebook, iPads, BYOD, or laptops. Powerful Learning First, Technology Second From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Powerful learning first technology second. What does this mean in the classroom?

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. Tim Holt - El Paso ISD - multiple roll outs - iPads, Chromebooks, BYOD, a stew of things happening in the district. Bryan Fuqua - Robinson ISD Tech Director - All teachers have iPads, BYOD at jr. Belton ISD - 1:1 iPads and Chromebooks. 1:1 BYOD BYOT mlearning

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