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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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. PDF File Transfer from iPad to Chromebook! I have tested SnapDrop on several devices (Macbook, Chromebook, Pixel and an iPad). Android BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Innovation


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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.

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. We were able to integrate ArubaOS8 as our centralized network operating system with AirWave for network management optimization, and ClearPass for securing BYOD and district-issued devices. Featured on eSchool News IT Management access points AP byod


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 Capstone Chrome Can Creativity ePortfolios Friday Tech Tip Innovation Visible ThinkingIn this post, I discuss the various ways you can make ebooks, one of them is using Google Docs and saving the file as a PDF.

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. This app makes the Chromebook more like other computers as it mimics the capabilities of the other apps on various systems. BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Friday Tech Tip Innovation Organization

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. schools are focusing on building out their 1:1 programs, 56 percent of school districts have implemented BYOD programs, and that number is rising. The benefits of a BYOD program are far-reaching.


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. However, now that I have been using Chromebooks for a while and they have gotten way better in regards to how an artist might interact with the device (touchscreens), I began thinking about how one might draw or paint using their Chromebook. Android BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Creation Creativity Innovation

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.

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? A Chromebook starts at $300 and the Nexus 7 starts at $200. Account management is very easy with the Chromebooks and Nexus 7 using Google accounts for each student.

Creating an Effective Learning Environment While Practicing Social Distancing

Dr. Shannon Doak

Screencasting on a Chromebook , Graphic Design, Photo Editing and Art. Photo Editing on a Chromebook , Photo Creation , Poster Creation , Meme creation and educational use , Drawing & Painting on a Chromebook. STEM on a Chromebook , . Coding on a Chromebook , .

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.

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.


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 have already written about why I think smart speakers should be in every classroom and with the addition of the Google Assistant to Chromebooks, now every student can have this functionality on their own device! I did notice that the Assistant didn’t just appear on all my Chromebooks. The Assistant responded quickly on both the Samsung Chromebook Plus and the CTL Tx1.

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. The reason I say this is the best one for Chromebooks is that it not only enables you and your students to create QR Codes, it also allows you to scan them using your Chromebook. In that post, I went over a few ways they could be used in the classroom.

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Making Thinking Visible Using Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak

BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks ePortfolios Innovation My Thoughts Uncategorized Visible ThinkingAccording to the folks at Project Zero (PZ), “Visible Thinking is a flexible and systematic research-based conceptual framework, which aims to integrate the development of students’ thinking with content learning across subject matters.” ” The process to do this involves the teacher and students making use of what the researchers at PZ have termed Thinking Routines.

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 As you can see, if you have a Chromebook you can do more than just read them. BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Creation ePortfolios Innovation Organization

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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.

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. The goal of this post is to raise awareness of the power of podcasts in the learning environment and to hopefully give you all some ideas about how to incorporate this fantastic tool into your own classroom.

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. Having multiple perspectives widens viewpoints and enables better understanding to form in the learning community. There are many discussion techniques.

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.

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. In a previous post , I discussed how one of the 21st-century literacy skills for students according to the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) is to “create, critique, analyze, and evaluate multimedia texts.”

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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 writingBefore I share today's 9th grade writing lesson with you all, I have to give a big, huge, ginormous SHOUT OUT to my edifying edu-buddy Cheryl Morris and the indomitable Jon Corippo. The evolution of this lesson and writing task begins with Corippo's 8 pARTS and Cheryl's sharing of her versions of said resources.

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. However, it was the Chromebook (2011) that truly revolutionized 1:1. While the iPad cost anywhere from $300 – $400, Chromebooks were sold from $199.

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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. What it is: Seesaw is the first truly student centered/driven digital portfolio tool that I’ve seen.

How to Launch an Instructional Technology Strategy


Whether you have 1:1 iPads, Chromebooks, BYOD or are still deciding on devices, Christie Boen, Instructional Technology Coach and District Librarian at Bend-La Pine School District, will help you create a content and technology plan for success in the classroom and library using ebooks and audiobooks. 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. In my current school, HPA, we have a program called Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) where the students are responsible for bringing a device to school. These tools, combined with the BYOD enable HPA to offer equitable access to support the capstone program at the middle school.

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. flipclass #njed assessment BYOD Chrome edmodo edtech feedback Edmodo''s quiz feature is a versatile tool that saves teachers time.

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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 My all time favorite tool for digital reading is Curriculet because of its versatility and ease of use (oh, and the price: FREE!).

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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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. On personal devices, I like using the Google Voice keyboard on my Samsung Galaxy S3 dictate into an open Google doc, but I haven''t come across anything similar for Chromebooks/computers. 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. Curriculet is also available as an app in Edmodo , but since many of my students have smartphones as part of my district''s BYOD initiative and Edmodo apps are only accessible on computers and iPads, I do not utilize the Edmodo app version of Curriculet at this time.

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. It''s the third year of this fantastic conference. If you''d like to get a feel for 2012''s conference, then check out the Mobile 2012 Program and Mobile 2012 Speakers'' Resource Wiki.

3 Products from Logitech to Help Reach Every Student

The CoolCatTeacher

You don’t need a Chromebook or any other device with this case. Our school is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) school and we allow iPads if they have a keyboard case. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Sometimes devices just help us.

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. Do not allow guest mode : I describe guest mode as a button that could say “use me if you don’t want your teachers/school admin to know what you were doing on this Chromebook”. When you enrol a Chromebook onto your domain, only the serial number is shown by default.