Debunking 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom


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. Myth No 2: BYOD is not safe.

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Is your classroom ready for BYOD?


BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) classroom setups are very common nowadays, but there are a few aspects to consider before implementing them. I tried to BYOD when I was in college and the reactions of my teachers were mixed – some were totally open to it, while others were a bit cautious.

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5 practical tips for BYOD equity


Its classrooms, furniture and sometimes creaky floor oozes history and heritage. This category is quite big and it constantly grows, but there are devices that are pretty common these days and everybody can have access to them easily — devices like smartphones and tablets.

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Addressing the most common parent concerns about BYOD in schools


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. Parents play an important role in the success of a BYOD policy.

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


BYOD at school is more than the latest buzz phrase you hear at every corner of the teacher’s rooms or along school hallways. 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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Top 10 BYOD concerns — and how to overcome them [Part 2]


In the last week’s post I promised to address exactly 10 BYOD concerns that keep schools reluctant to allowing students to use their mobile devices in the classroom. Now I’ll move on to the next BYOD concerns: Top 10 BYOD concerns [Part 2]: 6.

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Chrome Can: Chrome-based Tablet for the Classroom

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

This tablet is a ChromeOS based tablet. I was excited to trial a Chrome-based tablet to see how it measured up to the iPad. 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! When I went out to classrooms, meetings, integration assistance, etc… I grabbed the Tx1. First, I have enjoyed learning the user interface of ChromeOS in tablet mode.

BYOD in the Classroom: Necessary or Nice?


Articles BYOD Bring Your Own Device laptops learning Matt Renwick smart phones tabletsHow can we judge the effectiveness of students bringing their own electronic devices to class?


FETC 2015 Kicks Off With a BYOD Bang

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Collaboration Curriculum Game-based Learning Hardware Leadership Management Mobility Notebooks Online Learning Policies STEM Tablets Frank Smith A game-based learning event, executive summit and hands-on sessions are highlights of the opening day of the conference.

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10 engaging ways to use mobile devices in the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Adults and children are using smartphones, tablets, e-readers and more to interact with each other and the web every day. Ed Tech byod byot cell phones edtech educational technology mobile devices mobile learning samsungMobile devices are everywhere.

Interested in #BYOD? Become a #ConnectedEducator! #CE13

The Innovative Educator

So, you’re interested in supporting bring your own device (BYOD) where you work Congratulations! Learning Community Join a vibrant connected educators learning community for those interested in discovering what it means when we empower students to BYOD that meets all year long in a variety of platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Google). These are just some places you can go to get connected to other BYOD educators. CE13 #connectededucators 1:1 BYOD / BYOT


MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

The MobyMax tablet is $69!! Wifi and speakers are built-in and there is headphone input so that your students can use MobyMax Tablet independently without disturbing others. The MobyMax tablet would be a fantastic center where students can work on building skills independently.

The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom


This is especially evident over the decade, as schools have increasingly adopted mobile learning as a signature initiative using BYOD and 1:1 programs and investing in tablets to provide their students with access to a wealth of relevant educational content and learning opportunities.

What will the active learning classroom look like in the not-so-distant future?

IT Bill

There are a number of emerging trends in classroom technology that will likely shape the way we teach and learn in the very near future. These trends include mobile technologies (BYOD), improved wireless connectivity, and an increased demand for flexible learning spaces. The Learn Lab at the Holden University Center is an example of an […].

7 PROs and CONs of m-learning in the classroom


Mobile learning is generally defined as training or education conducted via a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet, generally connected to a wireless network such as GSM, G3 or Wifi. 7 PROs and CONs of m-learning in the classroom.

6 Reasons Why You Should Use 6 Laptops in Your Classroom

The Innovative Educator

Moreover, lots of schools are not budging on their Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies, preventing students from bringing their own technology devices to school such as their phones, ipods, tablets, e-readers and laptops. BYOD / BYOT project based learning

Tech directors: Here’s how to truly support multi-screen classrooms

eSchool News

Having multiple screens that a teacher or student can wirelessly project to, along with the ability to switch between sources in seconds, means that teachers aren’t tied to the front of the classroom any more.

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The 3 Things Digital Classrooms Really Need

The Web20Classroom

My first experience with technology in the classroom was the good ol' Apple IIe and endless hours playing Oregon Trail and Math Blaster. The classroom is becoming less about the physical space it occupies and more about the cloud. Formative assessments were a large part of my classroom.

Chrome Can: Google Assistant Built In!

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

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! BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Innovation InTECHgration Idea My Thoughts

Good Apps vs Very Good Apps

Education with Technology

In a classroom, a teacher calls on one student after another but no student is active all the time; only those who are called on are active. Often in a classroom, the teacher goes over the material until everyone has learned it. In a classroom, a teacher may present five problems for the students to do, waits until the class is done, and then goes over each of the five problems. Good mobile learning practice apps facilitate and transform learning.

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5 Ways to Accelerate your Digital Curriculum

Brilliant or Insane

If you have computers in your classroom, periodically use laptops or tablets or, better still, teach in a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) environment, you have a digital curriculum. Brilliant or Insane. You may not refer to your lessons and activities as a digital curriculum, but using technology for teaching and learning means you are going digital. As this infograpic, by SoftChalk Cloud, […].

Space Matters: Lessons Learned from an Active-Learning Classroom


Too many discussions of edtech focus on tools (like tablets, clickers, learning-management systems, smart boards, etc). More thought should be spent on the design of the classroom itself. Two years ago we renovated an old computer lab into an active learning classroom. The idea was to make the room, Carson 61, into an incubator—to spark similar classroom redesigns all over campus. We’re not alone in redesigning high-tech classrooms.

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It is Time For Schools to Seriously Consider BYOT

A Principal's Reflections

Not only do many have access, but also older children possess their own devices (cell phones, smart phones, laptops, tablets, e-readers, etc.). When using these devices in the classroom, the teacher must ensure that there is a specific learning outcome connected to the device.

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Cellphones in Classrooms, Part 1

Leadership Lounge

Today, it remains common for student cellphones to be prohibited in classrooms, and students risk confiscation if used. But they’re typically allowed to be used during non-classroom times. Here in Santa Fe, N.M,

5 #BacktoSchool management tips for innovative educators

The Innovative Educator

These are just some of the behaviors educators fear will become a reality in technology-rich classrooms.unless they incorporate updated classroom management practices. Here are five management tips that make for a successful technology-rich classroom. 1:1 BYOD / BYOT

5 easy, low-cost ways to do AR & VR in your classroom

eSchool News

Our classrooms are transforming—not just with new technology or furniture—but by completely transporting students to new places and experiences. ” They are building a bridge that breaks through classroom limitations.


iPads keep students connected, even on snow days

eSchool News

While the program is still in its infancy, Sparks said she already is receiving reports of teachers and students connecting through the devices even when they aren’t in the classroom. “If How students still complete assignments on off-days at one district thanks to their iPads.

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Animoby- Cool Whiteboard App for Creating Learning Resources

The Playground Advocate

I also like that Animoby is now available for both iOS and Android devices, which makes it much more versatile in a BYOD environment. Create short lessons that teach a concept for reinforcement or flipped-classroom teaching. Recently, I downloaded the Animoby App for my iPad.

#Flipclass Workflow

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Edmodo Edmodo is my online classroom space. From posting the daily agenda to taking quizzes to connecting with others, everything is done in Edmodo as you can see from the list below and public folder of classroom examples. I break up each main classroom group into smaller sub groups.

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3 Easy Ways to Gamify Your Classroom with Kahoot

Fractus Learning

One of education’s hottest buzzwords these days is g amification: the integration of games into classroom instruction to enhance student learning. And they can respond using a smartphone, a laptop or a tablet, which makes it fantastic for BYOD classrooms.

QR Codes for Imagery Writing

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Using BYOD, students will bring to class their personal device and use a QR code reader to access pictures on the web. Prior to class, the teacher prints out the QR codes and places them around the classroom. This activity will appeal to students who are kinestetic and visual learners.

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.

Considering iPads for your high school Geometry classroom?

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

[link] Considering iPads for your high school Geometry classroom? Here are some options: Got only one iPad for the classroom? Got a BYOD classroom? How about Geometry Pad, a personal assistant, for iPad and Android tablets.


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

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

The chatroom or backchannel can be accessed on a computer, tablet, or smartphone, and puts students'' texting talents to work. The longevity of both of these tools in found in what they provide at no cost to users whether in the classroom or not.

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Baker's B.Y.O.D.

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.