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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. iPad Art & ‘Tra-Dgital’ Approaches to Learning in Hands-On Creative Classrooms (B306). PokemonGoEdu in the Classroom: Gotta Teach ’em All (B305). Podcasting in the Classroom: Why & How?

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

eSchool News

Biggest challenge: With reliance on mobility for K-12 curriculum increasing, the demand for wireless in our district has also increased. Due to these changes, we realized we needed to increase the number of access points (APs) we were deploying to one AP per classroom.

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How to Empower Your Faculty in Mobile Learning Environment – From Jennifer Carey


Is the Technology on Your School or in your School Image Credit: Greg Kulowiec Greg Kulowiec , in his talks on iPads and other mobile devices, is fond of asking “Is your technology on your classroom or in your classroom?” Mobile devices are just that, mobile!

Chrome Can: PDFs

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

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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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017


Will more schools embrace student-centric mobile devices? 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. However, it was the Chromebook (2011) that truly revolutionized 1:1.

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Leaders Rank Mobile Learning the Top School Tech Priority for 2017

Leadership Lounge

For the first time, mobile learning is ranked the top priority by school IT leaders, according to findings released by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) in its 2017 K-12 Leadership Survey Report. Mobile learning is defined as the idea of 24/7 access, according to Paula Maylahn of Paula Maylahn Consulting and author of the survey. “Mobile learning doesn’t always mean 1:1, but we are seeing schools move away from the computer lab,” she said.


Impero Education Pro, SMART partner on classroom management

eSchool News

recently announced that Impero has been selected as the vendor of choice for SMART Sync™ customers wishing to move to the next generation of classroom management solutions. Curriculum Mobile and Handheld Technologies News Top News

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. ” What are some examples of disruptions in the classroom, then? 30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom . Planned obsolescence of mobile technology. District-level BYOD programs. Robotics in the classroom.

Klein Independent School District Enables Smart Classrooms


Aruba today announced that Klein ISD, a rapidly-growing school district in Klein, Texas, has completed a three-year, district-wide technology refresh built upon the Aruba Mobile First Architecture.


How teachers address cell phones in class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Protocols for these mobile devices have little in common today with how they were addressed a decade ago. Because mobile devices are faster, it satisfies student curiosity and builds their passion to be lifelong learners. Walk Around the Classroom to verify behavior.

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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.

4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion


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. Between 1:1 device initiatives and BYOD programs , most students have equal access to technology resources.

How we turned around our wireless network performance and security

eSchool News

Biggest challenge: Like most school districts, EGUSD is part of an increasingly mobile world. 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.

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Disruptive Devices: Managing and Maintaining Diverse Technology

District Administration

Using a central management platform is crucial to ensuring that devices enhance learning District Administration Custom Publishing Group Computers and mobile devices aren’t just changing the way that content is delivered, they have changed the way that students engage with their learning and the role of the teacher. But, the expansion of 1-to-1 and BYOD initiatives, flipped classrooms, and anytime-anywhere learning has created a variety of management challenges.


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


Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation in Indiana offers BYOD as an option to accompany 1:1. However, the overall trend is towards the adoption of Chromebooks in the middle and upper grades, with many districts using iPads in the primary grades. We allow BYOD to supplement that.”


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. In some cases the technology resides unused in classrooms and schools due to the cart before the horse approach.

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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.

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.

Four C's of App Selection


The question every teacher and school is responsible for answering is whether or not a mobile application is intended to be used at home. 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.

The Hottest Posts of 2015 - Holiday Reading

The Innovative Educator

It is clear that educators are hungry for evidence to support their decisions to bring new ideas to the classroom. I'm excited that as shared in #20 my district is among those embracing BYOD. The Chromebook Flip. 6843 7/15/2015 19 Flipping for New Chromebook for Today’s Classrooms 6442 7/29/2015 20 After the Cell Phone Ban - NYC Schools Launch #BYOD 6028 7/19/2015Roundup of the most popular posts in 2015 on The Innovative Educator blog.




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.



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.

Cyber Security Resources for Teachers and Students


But, we were still able to meet with new teachers, address technology issues and help arrange training for those who have never used ChromeBooks or Google Classroom. This is a perfect time for lessons and discussions in classrooms throughout the school building.

Confessions of A Digital Leader: 6 Things I Learned While Implementing Digital Learning

Both services have extensive educator resources available with my favorite being Discovery Education’s Spotlight on Strategies as it gives teachers immediate and actionable uses of media in the classroom. Ipads and Chromebooks. Google Apps Aren’t Really “Free” .

Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

Create Multimedia eBooks in a 1 iPad Classroom by Wesley Fryer Enhanced eBooks on iPads, iPhones and iPod Touches can include audio, video, and interactive animations in addition to digital text, images and links. Then consider coming to Mobile Learning Experience 2015 in Tucson, Arizona.

Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

Fractus Learning

The start of the school year brings with it more than a few ‘gotta-do’s for a classroom teacher. In any case, reviewing this list will remind you (and your administration, tech support, teachers and others) of the needs of a highly engaging, fully functioning student-centered classroom.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools


The program includes in-classroom professional development sessions. Furthermore, ABCMouse will be offered at no cost to teachers for use in their classrooms, allowing them to take full advantage of many of these offerings. Classroom Kit comes with either 4 or 24 units and the 3.0

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A trio of reviews

Kathy Schrock

Headset by ThinkWrite ThinkWrite was formed in 2013, and designs low-cost mobile device accessories to support the education market. Teachers are always on the look-out for low-cost technology solutions for their classrooms, and I think these ThinkWrite Headsets are a winner!

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Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

Mobile : as humanity continues to migrate ever-increasing swathes of life into handhelds, educators slowly follow suit. The forthcoming Horizon Report thinks BYOD is one of the two major tech trends for 2016. Let’s see if 2016 doesn’t see more tv-studio-style classrooms.

What’s Up with QR Codes: Best Tools & Some Clever Ideas

Learning in Hand

QR (Quick Response) codes can make classrooms more efficient and interactive. Reading Codes on Desktops, Laptops, Chromebooks There’s not a version of of i-nigma for desktop computers. Click the Download button on mobile, desktop, and laptop devices to save a PNG or JPEG image file.

It’s About the Learning, Not the Technology … Until It Breaks

Graphite Blog

While this remains true in some instances, increasingly on modern mobile platforms, the core operating systems are doing a better job isolating individual applications from each other, thereby reducing or eliminating the software conflicts that were so common on earlier platforms. Additionally, we are seeing mobile and cloud-based platforms that are reducing the strain on data storage and backup. Laptops, Tablets, and Chromebooks?