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. Not long ago, mobile devices were considered perfect for any past-time activity, and had no place in the classroom. Adopting BYOD in schools seems like a win-win situation. Top 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom.

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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. More and more schools adopt BYOD policies and allow students to bring their own mobile phones, tablets, eBooks, and other devices in the classroom, and use them as tools to enhance learning. 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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Teaching Students Digital Civility Goes Hand-in-Hand with Tech Rollouts

EdTech Magazine

By David Andrade One-to-One and BYOD programs should begin with a conversation about online behavior. Classroom Digital Citizenship Internet

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Is Your Digital Citizenship Program Up to Snuff?

Leadership Lounge

Digital Citizenship Week is officially celebrated every October — but it’s never too late for school leaders to review and reflect on how educators are addressing digital citizenship. Since it was coined more than a decade ago, the meaning of the term "digital citizenship" has expanded. These skills are still important, but what constitutes good digital citizenship today encompasses a great deal more.

Addressing the most common parent concerns about BYOD in schools

Neo LMS

BYOD — Bring Your Own Device — has taken the education system by storm. The idea behind it is simple: students are allowed and encouraged to use their own phones, tablets, e-readers, or notebooks in the classroom. 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. I for one believe BYOD at school is a clear case of the if you can’t fight it, embrace it mantra.

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7 Skills Students Need for Today’s Classwork

Ask a Tech Teacher

Classrooms are infused with technology. You rarely see a lesson that doesn’t ask for online this or digital that. Students are expected to collaborate and share online as young as kindergarten when they read digital books or draw pictures using iPad apps. As soon as students start using digital devices to record and share their thoughts, they need to be able to type without losing their chain of thought. Digital Citizenship.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. “There will be more momentum for mobile devices in classrooms with an eye toward affordable alternatives to traditional 1:1 rollouts.” Given that many children were acquiring iPads for personal use, some schools adopted a Bring Your Own Device ( BYOD) Policy. In order to receive this funding, each district must submit a digital classroom plan.

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Extending Classroom Discussions with Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak

Classroom discussions are a great way to get students to think about a topic and take that thinking deeper. As a student, I always loved classroom discussions. The problem with classroom discussion. Technology to enhance and extend classroom discussions. This is where I believe technology facilitated discussions can be used by educators to take the discussions happening in the classroom further. Synth is a fantastic platform for podcasting in the classroom.

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. Whether for information delivery or capturing the moment, video production in the classroom can be as easy as using a screencasting or smartphone app.

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The Intersection of Project Share, BYOD, and PBL #SXSWedu

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Focuses on digital citizenship. Teachers do not have desks in their classrooms. Teaches digital citizenship, problem solving, higher level thinking, meets needs of all types of learners. BYOD goal was simple: turn on a device and automatically connect to the network. With PBL and BYOD, everything changes! BYOD pbl sxswedu

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My EdcampNJ Highlights

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Photo Credit: Kevin Jarrett High & Low-tech for Optimal Learning Not only teachers able to share ways to integrate technology in the classroom, but I also learned some low-tech techniques as well. There is something for everyone at Cellphones in the Classroom For those of you looking for online organization of students using cellphones in class, take a look at Cel.ly. njed BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edtech Google docs teaching

Tell Me All About it with Tellagami

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

This is a cool tool for BYOD students and teachers to use for animated project videos. Students could also embed the Gami in a digital portfolio such as a Google Site or a blog. Ideas for Use For use in the classroom, students could take a picture of a project with their mobile device and upload the picture as their background image. This easy to use tool has a plethora of uses for the classroom. BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass

CSI: Salinas

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The final project can be completed on paper, using word processing skills and completed using a student''s BYOD device. A student''s smartphone or tablet does not have to just be used for a special occasion in the classroom. For the BYOD component and to make up for not doing an actual mock-trial, students would work in groups comprised of people with the same court case and position. Teaching students to infer and formulate arguments can easily be in context of a novel.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information? The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

Virtual Reality in the Classroom: It’s Easy to Get Started

Ask a Tech Teacher

I was thrilled when Amanda Ronan over at Teach.com suggested that she write a how-to for teachers on getting virtual reality started in their classrooms. As an educator, you probably look at those devices and wonder if you need a degree in computer science to figure out how to use them, let alone how to incorporate the tech into your classroom. If you order a few for your classroom and find yourself using VR more than you thought you would, order a few more.

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Classroom Management in the Digital Age

EdTechTeam

I have embraced a BYOD classroom environment for the last two years, working with Grade 7 and 8 students. Enter Classroom Management in the Digital Age by Heather Dowd and Patrick Green. Classroom Management in the Digital Age reminded me that in the digital classroom, as in the analog world, these expectations and boundaries have to be taught, monitored and reinforced throughout the year.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is quietly becoming the most powerful tool in education technology. It may lack the visual appeal of iPads, or the student credibility of a BYOD program. It may not be as forward-thinking as we’d like here at TeachThought, but Google Classroom excels in providing solutions for a broad swath of teachers who have a variety of expertise and comfort level with education technology. Flip your classroom.

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

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In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education. Sub-category: Teaching, Classroom management, Pedagogy. Flip the classroom. Sign up for a new tip each week or buy the entire 169 Real-world Ways to Put Tech into Your Classroom.

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How to (Not) Fill a Blank White Page

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

While we are implementing this within the confines of the continental US, this project could be adapted to include classrooms around the globe. 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. Working with Ms.

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It is Time For Schools to Seriously Consider BYOT

A Principal's Reflections

Policies have been developed for students to bring in their own computing devices, a ban on cell phone use during non-instructional time has been lifted, and educational programs have been put in place to teach our students about digital citizenship, responsibility, and footprints. When using these devices in the classroom, the teacher must ensure that there is a specific learning outcome connected to the device. BYOD BYOT Change Innovation Opinion educational technology

How teachers address cell phones in class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Too often, school digital devices can’t connect, or can’t connect in the volume required to run a class. Fifth, students want to use digital tools. Schools with BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) programs find a noticeable percentage of students bring mobile phones as their device. Walk Around the Classroom to verify behavior. Knowing all of this, how do teachers address cell phone usage in their classrooms? Classroom management Digital Devices

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Tips and Tricks for Managing Devices in the Classroom

Graphite Blog

From seating charts to taking turns to supply bins, classroom management encompasses the rules, routines, and procedures that encourage a positive classroom culture. With New York City''s lift of its school cell phone ban, there''s a renewed buzz about device management, not only at the district level, but also within individual schools and classrooms. Address digital citizenship even if devices aren’t a constant presence in your classroom or school.

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

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Caveat : Expect some shenanigans the first time using the backchannel as students move through Maslow''s Heirarchy of Needs and engage in social learning and digital citizenship. Google Hangout is a useful tool that I am just beginning to realize its applications in and out of the classroom, and I have just barely begun to delve into the world of video editing. BYOD BYOT connecting with students edtech education Socratic speaking teaching

Tips and Tricks for Managing Devices in the Classroom

Graphite Blog

From seating charts to taking turns to supply bins, classroom management encompasses the rules, routines, and procedures that encourage a positive classroom culture. With New York City''s lift of its school cell phone ban, there''s a renewed buzz about device management, not only at the district level, but also within individual schools and classrooms. Adress digital citizenship even if devices aren’t a constant presence in your classroom or school.

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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 . General insecurity or misunderstanding about how to meaningfully integrate technology in the classroom. The increasing potential to “start a business” that is entirely social and digital (which impacts the idea of a “job,” for example). New demands for digital citizenship.

Devices Need to Support Learning

A Principal's Reflections

It really puts into perspective why we make many of the decisions that we do at New Milford High School as to why we decided to implement a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative and don''t mandate the use of one specific tool to support learning. All to often I have seen schools put interactive whiteboards (IWB''s) in every classroom or go 1:1 with very little focus on learning. NJED Bill Ferriter Digital Leadership educational technology Mike Marotta New Milford High School

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What parents should ask teachers about technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

When you start at a new school (or classroom, or teacher), it’s important to understand the part technology will take to improve educational experiences for your child. Here are fourteen question you can expect stakeholders to answer — in depth: Who teaches students to use class digital tools? Many teachers (too many) think students arrive at school as digital natives, with all necessary digital knowledge downloaded into their brains.

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

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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. We are always looking for ways to improve upon Impero Education Pro’s functionality so that teachers, IT departments and administrators have an even better experience when using technology in their classrooms and buildings” said Richard Fuller, Impero CEO. “We

Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

While one-to-one device programs are ramping up, thanks to affordable technologies such as Chromebooks, and shared classroom AR/VR experiences are becoming more common, schools can’t ignore the rising tide of student-owned smartphones. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use. MORE FROM EDTECH : How technology can improve digital citizenship in K–12.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

While one-to-one device programs are ramping up, thanks to affordable technologies such as Chromebooks, and shared classroom AR/VR experiences are becoming more common, schools can’t ignore the rising tide of student-owned smartphones. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use. MORE FROM EDTECH : How technology can improve digital citizenship in K–12.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

While one-to-one device programs are ramping up, thanks to affordable technologies such as Chromebooks, and shared classroom AR/VR experiences are becoming more common, schools can’t ignore the rising tide of student-owned smartphones. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use. MORE FROM EDTECH : How technology can improve digital citizenship in K–12.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

While one-to-one device programs are ramping up, thanks to affordable technologies such as Chromebooks, and shared classroom AR/VR experiences are becoming more common, schools can’t ignore the rising tide of student-owned smartphones. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use. MORE FROM EDTECH : How technology can improve digital citizenship in K–12.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

While one-to-one device programs are ramping up, thanks to affordable technologies such as Chromebooks, and shared classroom AR/VR experiences are becoming more common, schools can’t ignore the rising tide of student-owned smartphones. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use. MORE FROM EDTECH : How technology can improve digital citizenship in K–12.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

While one-to-one device programs are ramping up, thanks to affordable technologies such as Chromebooks, and shared classroom AR/VR experiences are becoming more common, schools can’t ignore the rising tide of student-owned smartphones. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use. MORE FROM EDTECH : How technology can improve digital citizenship in K–12.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

While one-to-one device programs are ramping up, thanks to affordable technologies such as Chromebooks, and shared classroom AR/VR experiences are becoming more common, schools can’t ignore the rising tide of student-owned smartphones. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use. MORE FROM EDTECH : How technology can improve digital citizenship in K–12.

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