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

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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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7 Skills Students Need for Today’s Classwork

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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. By middle school, they work in online groups through forums, wikis, and Google Apps. Digital Citizenship. Typing programs are much more than MS Word and Google Docs.

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Integrating Technology in the Classroom

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Using Screencast-O-Matic and Windows Live Movie Maker, here is a "quick" tour of how I integrate technology in my classroom. assessment assignments BYOD Claco digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass flipped Google docs literature PBL speaking wordle writing Be sure to check out the complete list of projects and resources by clicking on the Integrating Technology tab.

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.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

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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.

My EdcampNJ Highlights

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For notes on all sessions from the day, take a look at the #EdcampNJ collaborative Google doc compiled by participants. 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. I use a mix of devices with some days in the class being BYOD and others using the school''s computers and netbooks (as available).

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

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Note for Region XIII ESC - they can provide Symbaloo training,) Google Apps for Education - new to Rockdale. 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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Tell Me All About it with Tellagami

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This is a cool tool for BYOD students and teachers to use for animated project videos. Teachers could have students turn in their Gami by submitting the URL on a class Google form or turning the URL in via an assignment on Edmodo. Students could also embed the Gami in a digital portfolio such as a Google Site or a blog. This easy to use tool has a plethora of uses for the classroom. BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass

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

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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. One of the best ways to start out is with the Google Cardboard headset. Every teacher I know has virtual reality on their radar.

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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Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and our Favorite Chrome Extensions | #TechEducator 101

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In this Episode, we discuss and demonstrate our favorite Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and Chrome Extensions. Google Apps for Education Tricks Mentioned on Todays Show. Turn any Google Doc or item in your Google Drive into a fantastic looking WordCloud. Great way to incorporate digital citizenship. Checker Plus for Google Calendar. Easily access your Google Calendar with this powerful extension Tweet This. Download.

How to (Not) Fill a Blank White Page

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Morris , Mr. Lindgren-Streicher , and Mr. Thomasson back in August and similar in concept to Google''s 20% time projects , the Blank White Page Project was conceived as a way to connect students and teachers through questioning and self-directed learning. While we are implementing this within the confines of the continental US, this project could be adapted to include classrooms around the globe. What''s a Google Site?" Working with Ms.

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30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

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30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. But as successive refinements improve them to the point that they start to steal customers, they may end up reshaping entire industries: classified ads (Craigslist), long distance calls (Skype), record stores (iTunes), research libraries (Google), local stores (eBay), taxis (Uber) and newspapers (Twitter).” ” What are some examples of disruptions in the classroom, then? 30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom .

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

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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 Hangouts One of my go-to Google guys, Troy Cockrum , told me to not be afraid to Hangout by myself, and he was right. For Gabbie''s video, I opened a Live, On Air Google Hangout with no other participants and flipped my web camera around to capture us sitting in the desks.

What parents should ask teachers about technology

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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. The software has been updated to include a new mental health keyword library, google authentication, and improved scalability to support larger school districts, among other features.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

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Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large. ” BYOD programs allow students to use their own technology (usually smartphone or tablet) in a classroom. Blended learning is a learning model that combines digital and face-to-face learning experiences. Digital Citizenship. Flipped Classroom.

5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices

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To ban or not to ban, that is always the question when it comes to personal devices in the classroom. While pushing students to learn outside our classrooms is a step in the right direction, how do we ensure that these experiences lead to deeper learning ? Here are 5 ways to get to curate that practice by making your class a BYOD zone. Wouldn’t it be great if that could happen in our classrooms during every content presentation we offer?

Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

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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. BYOD? Tune up/check your Google Apps for Ed (GAFE) policies and settings. For instance, Google Apps admins can now be notified by email of suspicious login attempts.

BEST OF SHOW AT TCEA 2018

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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. 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.

Being ‘The Guide on the Side’ is not Enough. Become The COO.

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Since Alice Johnson though, these terms have found their way into the mouths of almost every “educational thought leader” and administrator as a way to describe the role of the teacher in the 21st century classroom. We need to become the COO of our classrooms, the Chief Opportunity Orchestrator. I first heard ‘sage on the stage’ and ‘guide on the side’ early in my teaching career when I decided to try The Flipped Classroom™.

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, March 26 7:00pm DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER - Dr. Bill Brennan - Schools That Un-Learn: The Key to Sustainability 8:00pm KEYNOTE - Eric Sheninger: Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times Thursday, March 27 10:00am WELCOME + OPENING KEYNOTE - Pam Moran & Ira Socol - Maker Leaders Build Hope 11:00am (ACSA) Data Privacy and Our Students- How much is being shared and who are we trusting with the information? -

Learning Revolution Free Events - Great, GREAT Keynotes - MiniCon - ISTE Unplugged! - Striving for Failure?

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Be a Presenter at Reinventing the Classroom. We want YOU to present at the Reinventing the Classroom conference on May 1st - all about the impact of ed tech on the classroom experience, and kicking off our self-proclaimed May as "Ed Tech Month." Tag your questions #eduquestion or post them on our Facebook page or Google+ community. How does your library manage digital collections? A Look At Physical And Digital Spaces Conversations Classroom 2.0

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