Debunking 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom

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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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Digital Citizenship & Data Collection

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With all this use of technology and the notion that prospective employers and college admissions officers are researching applicants, students should learn how to be responsible digital citizens and consider the effects of their digital footprints.

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. 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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Addressing the most common parent concerns about BYOD in schools

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BYOD — Bring Your Own Device — has taken the education system by storm. 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. Parent concerns about BYOD in schools.

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BYOD Begins With Trust and Respect

A Principal's Reflections

I have written extensively over the past couple of years about our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative at New Milford High School at the Huffington Post and on my own blog. It has been interesting to look back at all my blog posts to see how far we have come with BYOD at NMHS.

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Is Your Digital Citizenship Program Up to Snuff?

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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. And the digital citizenship landscape continues to change.

Partnering Tech Integration with Digital Citizenship

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It requires creating a culture of digital citizenship that involves students, faculty, and parents -- a whole-community approach. I talked with Kelly Mendoza, senior director of learning and engagement for Common Sense Education, about digital citizenship, new resources available to professional development leaders in districts, and how educators can get started in their own school communities. We strongly advocate a whole-community approach to digital citizenship.

7 Skills Students Need for Today’s Classwork

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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. Digital Citizenship. Basics for a digital device.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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Given that many children were acquiring iPads for personal use, some schools adopted a Bring Your Own Device ( BYOD) Policy. In order to impart this knowledge to their students, teachers also had to go through digital literacy training.

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Every Schools' Obligation

A Principal's Reflections

We routinely hear how students use digital tools inappropriately for sexting, cyberbullying, cheating, video recording teachers and fights with peers, and plagiarizing. digital citizenship digital footprint digital literacy New Milford High School

Integrating Technology in the Classroom

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

assessment assignments BYOD Claco digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass flipped Google docs literature PBL speaking wordle writing Using Screencast-O-Matic and Windows Live Movie Maker, here is a "quick" tour of how I integrate technology in my classroom.

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

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Focuses on digital citizenship. 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 Notes from SXSWedu 2012 Concurrent Session Region XIII and Rockdale ISD Dr. Howell Wright, Superintendent of Rockdale , made an appearance by pre-recorded video.

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COMING ATTRACTIONS! Edmodocon Recaps! Guest Posts!

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My only stipulation is that you demonstrate appropriate and professional digital citizenship. njed BYOD digital citizenship edmodo edmodocon flipped flipping paperless teaching

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Animoby: Animated Learning for Anybody

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Teaching in a BYOD district with most of the students using smartphones, having a screencasting tool for a smartphone would be an asset. BYOD digital citizenship education flipped flipping teaching technology whiteboards

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

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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?

My EdcampNJ Highlights

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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). I also use QR Codes, Socrative and InfuseLearning for other BYOD activities, and Today''s Meet for backchanneling.

Idioms, Not Idiots, for Promoting Speaking Skills

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Using OMM & BYOD for Recording Student Voices As an introductory activity for John Steinbeck''s novella, Of Mice and Men , students worked in groups to record a quick conversation using idioms (not idiots) from the 1930''s.

Quick Customizing of QR Codes

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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. 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.

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. Students could also embed the Gami in a digital portfolio such as a Google Site or a blog. BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass Tellagami is a mobile app that lets users create a short animated video using any mobile device.

Capturing Classroom Videos

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May this Gobstopper (Now Called Curriculet) be Ever Lasting!

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While I''ve written quite a bit about assessing writing (ad nauseum) via digital means, reading instruction and assessment have remained a primarily paper-based enterprise in my class. I could not figure out a way to accomplish close textual analysis in an efficient and digital manner.

Extending Classroom Discussions with Technology

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Another bonus to using online platforms to facilitate discussion is that using these tools provide students the opportunity to practice lifelong digital citizenship skills. Another great tool for moving class discussions into the digital realm is Flipgrid.

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.

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How to (Not) Fill a Blank White Page

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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. assessment assignments connecting with students cross-curricular digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass Google docs PBL peer evaluation technology Working with Ms.

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

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Consider a BYOD approach in your classes so students can use the devices they have easy access to and are comfortable with (if your school IT folks and infrastructure support this approach).

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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. BYOD BYOT connecting with students edtech education Socratic speaking teaching

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.

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8 Characteristics of a Successful K-12 Technology Department

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Online testing, BYOD, 1:1 computing, and assistive technology are only a handful of the variety of technical challenges that flow through the department every day.

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

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Impero also offers Impero EdLink , a mobile device management tool to help schools manage one-to-one initiatives and BYOD programs. It partnered with advocacy organizations to produce white papers at the 2017 and 2016 Digital Citizenship Summits.

What parents should ask teachers about technology

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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.

How we turned around our wireless network performance and security

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In recent years, the district also added 50,000 Chromebooks to improve equity and support objectives for curriculum, digital citizenship, media literacy and state online testing. Grow the use of ClearPass for BYOD and full wired authentication as well.

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5 ways to increase chances of a successful #1to1 implementation

The Innovative Educator

As more and more schools hop on the 1:1 or BYOD bandwagon in one way or another it is important to deeply consider proper implementation.

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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. In a digital classroom, there are even more distractions.

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

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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. Every teacher I know has virtual reality on their radar.

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