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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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The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

While the physical structure of a classroom with students sitting at desks in rows may look familiar to most, the explosion of Internet-accessible, mobile devices in the hands of those students has definitely changed the way students interact with each other, with their teachers, with the greater education community, and with instructional materials. Mobile students. Young students do pretty well in terms of mobile devices ownership. Finding the value of going mobile.

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Mobile learning: The good and the bad

Neo LMS

Everywhere we go, here and there, people always seem to have a mobile device in their hands, be it a smartphone or a tablet. It’s almost a sin not to own a mobile device. Our mobile devices are online 24/7. People in a café now usually ask the staff for the Wi-Fi password, and if there’s no Wi-Fi one can always tap the power of cellular data and stay connected to friends. Mobile learning of course.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

The future of education in 2016, from the sharing economy to BYOD: my Future Trends Forum recording and materials

Bryan Alexander

Technology topics included social media, video, 3d printing, VR, internet of things, automation, and privacy. In discussion we touched on cognitive computing, “quick” (live or easily published) video (Kat’s term), video growing on mobile devices. Also on mobile we mentioned reading on phones and the uneven deployment of cell phones in America. Last week I led a new Future Trends Forum with a twist.

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Game changers in the Training Zone

Learning with 'e's

We are going very quickly towards the Tom Cruise Minority Report data manipulation. Screens that you can stick onto any surface so that you can make the whole of the wall of your office or your workplace into a television screen which doubles up as a computer screen and for data manipulation. I think ultimately, the biggest game changer which has been going on for some time now, is mobile learning.

Navigating e-learning cybersecurity threats as a teacher

Neo LMS

Unfortunately, many incidents have disproved this, with dire consequences such as stolen student data and online class hacking. Free could also have some downsides, such as your and your students’ data being used unfairly. Avoiding malware attacks: Insisting on protection for BYOD.

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The Process of Change

A Principal's Reflections

Through my work I have seen in person, and through social media, some amazing examples of what education can and should be. To simplify the process take a look at data, which can come in many forms. A data review will give you a clear focus that can later be used to articulate the why. Why Once you have some data to identify what needs to change the next step is to build broad support.

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Cybersecurity is Still Paramount for Schools

edWeb.net

Liability: Of course, the main concern is with a data breach and the district’s responsibility. Tell them what happened, what you’re doing to mitigate it, and if any data was breached. ClassLink Analytics gives decision makers the usage data they need. By Stacey Pusey.

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5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices

Edsurge

If used intentionally, mobile devices can be an express pass to exploring beyond the walls of our schools. Here are 5 ways to get to curate that practice by making your class a BYOD zone. To ensure educators maintain a professional demeanor while communicating with students, it's possible to use apps such as Google docs or Evernote rather than basic email/texting on mobile devices.

Leading Teaching and Learning in Today’s World

edWeb.net

His district also ensured that apartment complexes and mobile home parks could access WiFi with overnight placements of minibuses with hotspots. Dr. Kelley is deeply committed to playing a critical role in improving the academic and social success of ALL students. By Eileen Belastock.

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 higher ed figures out mobile-first design, as ELI recommends. One crucial impact of mobile technologies in education is the way they tear down our old boundary walls, the ones around in-session classes, or conferences, or meetings.

T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

techlearning

BARCO WICS-2100 ( WWW.BARCO.COM ) wePresent’s WiCS-2100 is a simple to use wireless presentation collaboration solution that allows presentation, interaction, and collaboration between users with any BYOD device. Judges liked the moderation and control features, the Chromecast and AirPlay integration, and the BYOD functionality. Judges liked the Bluetooth streaming functionality, its mobility, and its audio capabilities, allowing up to 6 users at a time to use it with headphones.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We have gotten much more mobile-friendly , as there are Collaborate apps for iOS and Android, and the conference schedule and session links can be easily accessed on mobile devices by going to [link] from your mobile device or clicking on the "mobile schedule" link in the Summit menu. Our second annual School Leadership Summit is this week, and we hope you will consider joining us for some or many of the 60+ free online presentations and keynote addresses.

The School Leadership Summit Is March 28th - All Welcome! Plus, Call for Volunteers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Conference strands are aligned to the internationally-recognized ISTE National Education Technology Standards for Administrators and include the leadership topics of: Vision in a Changing World, Teaching and Learning in a Changing World, Professional Learning in a Changing World, Data-driven Reform in a Changing World, and Ethical and Responsible Use in a Changing World. Docente The Social Media Dilemma in Education: Policy Design, Implementation and Effects - Dr. Devery J.

Will giving greater student access to smartphones improve learning?

The Hechinger Report

And when I peer into classrooms, I see students tuning out their peers and teachers and focusing instead on YouTube and social media. If educators do not find ways to leverage mobile technology in all learning environments, for all students, then we are failing our kids by not adequately preparing them to make the connection between their world outside of school and their world inside school.”.

Resources from 25 Presentations at Miami Device 2015

Learning in Hand

The conference featured awesome speakers, social gatherings, and quirky fun. An infopic's message might be a summary, quote, definition, notes, data, weblink, or other informational tidbits. Photo and Video on Your Mobile Device by Leslie Fisher Leslie's class was designed to show some tips and tricks on how to take effective digital photographs and video with your app based phone or tablet no matter the time of day or conditions.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, April 16th at 4pm Webinar: What We Know About Families’ Use of Educational Media , Ask any parent about their children’s media use, and most will tell you they’re interested in media that help their kids learn. But what are parents’ experiences with their children’s use of educational media? You’ll hear how children and parents use media together, overall and by platform, and also how parents’ media use with their children changes as they get older.

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Learning Revolution - Education Films - Why Hitting 50K G+ Comunity Members Is Sad - New Public Calendars - Occupy Your Brain

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

BYOD Training – Attend webinars , take an eBook building course , or plan your technology program. Partner Announcements EdTechReview : Introducing New EdTechReview: The new website is mobile friendly and responsive. Spread the word about World Read Aloud Day on social media to help us grow the movement. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update March 4th Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.