The role of parents to a successful BYOD program

Neo LMS

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs are a natural corollary to technology-based educational initiatives. Challenges for BYOD are, however, also obvious: strain on school internet networks, content management, cheating and distraction. There is also a concern that BYOD creates digital divides in the classroom between well-resourced students and those from families that simply cannot afford to give their children devices.

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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

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Are Students Off-Task in Class on Phones? There's an App for That!

A Principal's Reflections

The key , whether 1:1 or BYOD, is to thoroughly plan and put learning at the forefront for kids, teachers, and administrators. Here they will find a gift page on the app full of rewards provided by companies, including Redbox, Panda Express, and Papa Johns on the national level. There's a variety of online companies that are available to all students as well. 1:1 BYOD BYOT mobile learning Pocket Points

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7 Ways to Creatively Ask Questions in the Classroom Using iPads!

Kleinspiration

The Answer Pad is the company that launched the app, TapIt Free. byod BYOD classroom elementary apps Ipads in the Classroom tap it tap it free TapIt TapItFree teaching the answer pad TheAnswerPad The Answer Pad I started using Go Interactive from The Answer Pad last year. I LOVE it! What I love most is that I don''t have to change the way I teach, alter my curriculum, or jump through hoops to use the technology.

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Collaboration for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

On the other hand, an example of collaboration is the leadership team from a corporation deciding on the direction they want to take the company. As a classroom teacher, Douglas led the charge for BYOD in his district and continues to support the program as a district administrator. BYOT Strategies Digital Age Learning Personalized Learning byod byot collaboration Instructional Technology personalized learning personalizing learning Strategies technology integration

Collaboration for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

On the other hand, an example of collaboration is the leadership team from a corporation deciding on the direction they want to take the company. As a classroom teacher, Douglas led the charge for BYOD in his district and continues to support the program as a district administrator. BYOT Strategies Digital Age Learning Personalized Learning byod byot collaboration Instructional Technology personalized learning personalizing learning Strategies technology integration

4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion

Neo LMS

However, many technology companies are becoming increasingly aware of how different tools regarded as “assistive technology” could be impactful to everyone. In many cases, companies are developing accessibility features to be built into devices to promote access for all. Between 1:1 device initiatives and BYOD programs , most students have equal access to technology resources. Inclusion is an important topic of discussion within special education.

Embracing Mobility: You Do Not Have to Be Big to Think Big

eSchool News

With public and private cloud, small to midsize businesses (SMBs) are able to realize the potential value in mobile applications, along with bring your own device (BYOD). But overcoming the challenges of security, policy, and bandwidth can be difficult for smaller companies with fewer resources. SMBs do not have to miss out on the transformative effects of mobile advancements just because they lack huge budgets and a fully staffed IT department.

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And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

Neo LMS

More and more companies are working to introduce AR (augmented reality) devices for mass consumption, and Microsoft’s HoloLens is becoming a hot topic because of its endless possibilities for learning - from virtual surgeries for medicine students, to virtual buildings for architects. BYOD BYOD was already partially implemented in some schools these past few years, but 2016 will see more and more schools playing catch with the implementation.

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The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Mar 15, 2015, 7006 7 Must-Haves for Teaching + Learning with #BYOD #B. Feb 16, 2013, 2717 #EdTech Companies Need to Be On Social Media, But. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out. If you’re inspired use one of those icons below the post to share it with others and/or leave a comment.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

Securly

Given that many children were acquiring iPads for personal use, some schools adopted a Bring Your Own Device ( BYOD) Policy. As Secretary Duncan’s chief of staff wrote at the time, the Common Core was intended to create a national market for book publishers, technology companies , testing corporations, and other vendors.”. Billion has been invested in US K-12 education technology companies since 2010.

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

If your school has a BYOD (bring your own device) policy, you can ask for student volunteers willing to download the apps or videos onto their phones. Or, if your students love the experience, you can possibly convince your district to invest in an account with Nearpod , an educational company that offers everything you need to do VR right, from the headsets, to standards-aligned lesson plans, to the opportunity to make and produce VR lessons yourself.

Power Up Your Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

Pause a second and think about companies such as Uber and Airbnb. Over the years we have seen more embracement of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and 1:1 device rollouts. Invest in school branded charging stations – As the principal, I invested in a few of these mobile stations from a company called Kwikboost and placed them in common areas throughout the building (picture below). Times are a changing in case you haven’t noticed.

Lumio

Technology Tidbits

Lumio is a wonderful site/company for online Math Resources & mobile games. This is an ideal way to introduce Game Based Learning to the classroom as well as work in a BYOD or 1:1 environment. There are 7 easy to use fun iOS games that focus on a wide variety of Math skills such as: telling time, multiplication, decimals, etc. These games are designed for students 5-11 yrs, aligned to Common Core Standards, and generate detailed reports.

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Hot Products

techlearning

Casio Ultra Short Throw Projector XJ-UT311WN [link] This tech combines the company's hybrid LED-laser light source with an otherwise standard ultra-short-throw design for brilliant, shadow-free images up to 110" diagonal. EPSON POWERLITE 675W [link] Ideal for BYOD classrooms, this display delivers 3,200 lumens of color and white brightness for dynamic presentations.

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Creating Our Own Unique Learning Environments #DigiLead

A Principal's Reflections

Building on the success of our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative and with the addition of a new, innovative staff member two noteworthy advancements have been made since September 2013. Our virtual environment will be made possible by a solution called ProtoSphere , a 3-D collaboration environment created by a company called ProtonMedia that connects people from all around the globe, at any moment in time, from virtually any device.

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5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

It is good for beginners, perfect for a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) school like mine, and the projects sync between all devices. BYOD FRIENDLY WITH CLOUD SYNC In addition, students can start by filming on their phones and house the content in Adobe Premiere Rush. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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Impero Education Pro, SMART partner on classroom management

eSchool News

As a result, classroom management software must keep pace with this evolution and Impero is the company doing that by ensuring its solution manages any device on the network with scalability for 1:1 and BYOD environments in any size school district.”. Partnership brings added functionality and platform support to SMART Sync customers. Impero and SMART Technologies Inc.

The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Mar 15, 2015, 6520 7 Must-Haves for Teaching + Learning with #BYOD #B. Feb 16, 2013, 2799 #EdTech Companies Need to Be On Social Media, But. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out. If you’re inspired use one of those icons below the post to share it with others and/or leave a comment.

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Learning to learn: A skill set for the 21st century student

Neo LMS

Fast Company collected a few jobs of the future that might have a plausible existence, but who knows how the world will look like in 2036? Companies expect all their employees to know how to communicate well and are sometimes surprised at the number of young people who prove the contrary. Teamwork in a company rarely resembles the situation pictured above. Unfortunately, not all schools can provide computers for each student or are BYOD-friendly.

E-Rate Survival FAQs

eSchool News

The program is administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) under direction by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Key components of the program include: Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). Riverbed Xirrus offers a best-of-breed Wi-Fi solution optimized for schools and the challenges of 1:1 and BYOD. What (and who) is E-rate? E-rate is a US Federal Program for funding telecom and technology in K-12 schools and Libraries.

K–12 IT Teams Use Artificial Intelligence to Help with Wi-Fi Upkeep

EdTech Magazine

At North Canton City Schools in Ohio , a new one-to-one program involving 5,000 new Chromebooks, as well as a BYOD initiative , increased demand for connectivity and created network issues, causing tension across the district. While the use of AI to assist in network management is relatively new, certain companies are already offering versions of the technology for IT teams. K–12 IT Teams Use Artificial Intelligence to Help with Wi-Fi Upkeep. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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?Scaling Mobile Technology for Community College Students: 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs

Edsurge

After three years of utilizing a BYOD (bring your own device) policy with my classes at Nassau Community College, I have seen how tools like tablets and laptops can lead to better academic engagement. Access to connectivity is vital to a successful classroom BYOD policy, so these issues are largely taken care of by an institution. But companies might not be attuned enough to how the user experience shifts from one device to another.

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Looking Back At 2011 And Looking Forward To 2012

The Web20Classroom

We are seeing more and more teachers, conferences, and companies embrace QR as another way to engage students, audiences and customers. BYOD- Many are exploring the idea of Bring Your Own Device as an alternative to purchasing devices for students. BYOD can help. For the past few years ( here and here ) I started a tradition (if we can call it that) where I look back at the year in #edtech and try to make predictions as to what''s going to take hold in the coming year.

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Here's How Single Sign-On Saved One District 2,500 Hours of Instructional Time Per Month

Edsurge

The technology belonged to ClassLink , a Clifton, NJ-based provider of web- and cloud-based educational products and services as well as the company’s namesake SSO platform. Nguyen talked with EdSurge about how to support schools with bring your own device (BYOD) programs, why SSO boosts security, and how it saves his teachers 2500 hours of instruction time each month. Plus, we’re a BYOD environment.

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

techlearning

The company will showcase the new features of its award-winning product this week at ISTE 2018 in booth #630. “We Impero also offers Impero EdLink , a mobile device management tool to help schools manage one-to-one initiatives and BYOD programs. 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.

Osmo Responds to Teacher Requests with New Case and Base for its Award-Winning System

techlearning

(Chicago, IL) June 25, 2018 – To better protect schools’ investments in iPads, Osmo , the award-winning company changing the way children play and learn, is launching a new Osmo case and base for iPads at ISTE 2018 in booth #2628. This device compatibility not only makes using Osmo convenient for BYOD classrooms, it decreases set-up time because students simply click their devices into the base and start using Osmo apps immediately.

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ClassLink Recognized with Five 2018 SIIA CODiE Awards

techlearning

The company also received awards for Best Higher-Education Cloud-Based Solution, Best Data Solution, Best Emerging Education Technology Solution for Administrators and Best Enterprise Application Integration Solution. CODiE Award recipients are the companies producing the most innovative Business and Education Technology products across the country and around the world.

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ClassLink Announces OneSync, Next-Generation Account Provisioning

techlearning

ClassLink’s CEO, Berj Akian, cited the company’s millions of users as being instrumental in ClassLink’s decision to launch OneSync, sharing, “Given that our single sign-on and rostering platforms have been key drivers of digital learning utilization for millions, we recognized the expanded burden such growth places on school IT teams to manage directories.”

New Vernier Thermal Analysis® Plus for FLIR ONE® App Launched to Help Students Study Thermal Energy Concepts

techlearning

Built on the award-winning version of our original app, Vernier Thermal Analysis Plus offers new functionalities and features to further support teachers and students in BYOD and mobile learning environments,” said John Wheeler, CEO of Vernier Software & Technology. The company is committed to teachers and to developing creative ways to teach and learn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) using hands-on science.

Bucking the Trend

A Principal's Reflections

In a world where politics and education are colliding more than ever, there is a desperate sense of hopping onto the latest trend or buzzword from educational companies and authors that will fix all of our educational problems. I could list an incredible amount of things I saw that day (BYOD for instance) but if you are reading this blog than you probably already know what NMHS is up to.

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MDR’s New Teachers Talk TechnologyReport Creates Snapshot of Classroom Technology Use

techlearning

While 1:1 computing and bring your own device (BYOD) programs may get news coverage, only 12 percent of teachers reported that their students are equipped with technology both at school and at home, and just 6 percent reported that their students are allowed to use their own devices in the classroom. SHELTON, Conn.

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Discovering the “Ultimate Classroom”: A Student Led Project Based Learning Inquiry

EdTechTeam

Some students wrote a grant to a local company for flexible seating while others wrote for a classroom grant funded by a PTA gift. There are groups introducing fidget corners, independent corners, BYOD, Chromebook care, slime as a type of fidget, and a surprise book corner to classes around our school. At the beginning of this school year, I joined EdTechTeam’s Teacher Leader Cohort.

Just for me learning

Learning with 'e's

One of the panellists answered by saying that ' Just in Time ' and 'Just Enough' learning should be possible and sustainable for workplace learning in most companies. One trend is BYOD - bring your own device , which is happening in workplaces across the globe. I took part in a very interesting panel discussion with several other keynote speakers during the Adult Learning Symposium last week, in Singapore.

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3 Things for School Leaders to Consider During the Transition to Distance Learning

EdTechTeam

While there are internet companies that have stepped up to offer free wifi, we can’t assume that it will reach everyone we need it to. . This could include information about how students can access food from the nutrition department if they need it if there is a wifi company offering free wifi opportunities, etc.

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