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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. But this shouldn’t stop schools from giving BYOD at least a chance.

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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. Adopting BYOD in schools seems like a win-win situation. There are plenty of concerns about implementing BYOD in the classroom, which makes many educators unwilling to plunge in this still new pool.

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

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You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. Using resources from the Library of Congress, these 80 units cover both U.S.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year. Given that many children were acquiring iPads for personal use, some schools adopted a Bring Your Own Device ( BYOD) Policy. Billion has been invested in US K-12 education technology companies since 2010. The proposal must meet Florida Department of Education criteria.

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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.

Librarians at the Forefront of “Future Ready”

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The Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance) launched its Future Ready Schools (FRS) initiative in October 2014 with the aim of leveraging technology and connectivity to personalize and transform learning. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology, expanded FRS to position school librarians as leaders in this effort. Department of Education. Digital content and open education resources still require mediation and planning.

Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. For schools, this convergence of basic functions means that mobile device management for education isn’t about selecting the “best” vendor — it’s about identifying the features and functions you need and finding a market match. MORE FROM EDTECH : How technology can improve digital citizenship in K–12.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. For schools, this convergence of basic functions means that mobile device management for education isn’t about selecting the “best” vendor — it’s about identifying the features and functions you need and finding a market match. MORE FROM EDTECH : How technology can improve digital citizenship in K–12.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. For schools, this convergence of basic functions means that mobile device management for education isn’t about selecting the “best” vendor — it’s about identifying the features and functions you need and finding a market match. MORE FROM EDTECH : How technology can improve digital citizenship in K–12.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. For schools, this convergence of basic functions means that mobile device management for education isn’t about selecting the “best” vendor — it’s about identifying the features and functions you need and finding a market match. MORE FROM EDTECH : How technology can improve digital citizenship in K–12.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. For schools, this convergence of basic functions means that mobile device management for education isn’t about selecting the “best” vendor — it’s about identifying the features and functions you need and finding a market match. MORE FROM EDTECH : How technology can improve digital citizenship in K–12.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. For schools, this convergence of basic functions means that mobile device management for education isn’t about selecting the “best” vendor — it’s about identifying the features and functions you need and finding a market match. MORE FROM EDTECH : How technology can improve digital citizenship in K–12.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. For schools, this convergence of basic functions means that mobile device management for education isn’t about selecting the “best” vendor — it’s about identifying the features and functions you need and finding a market match. MORE FROM EDTECH : How technology can improve digital citizenship in K–12.

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How Common Sense Is Helping NYC Welcome Cell Phones into Schools

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The New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) is one of them. Individual schools can decide whether they want to incorporate students’ personal technology into classroom learning and can implement a "bring your own device" (BYOD) program. Lisa Nielsen, director of digital engagement and learning at the NYC DOE, shares how the district is preparing schools to move forward. “An Are you thinking about going BYOD? A library of PD videos.

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BEST OF SHOW AT TCEA 2018

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With more than 6,000 single sign-on connectors and extensive use of open technology standards, ClassLink is one of the most comprehensive single sign-on platforms in education today. Accessible from any computer, tablet, or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1:1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives. Educators across the country use Edthena for video-powered professional learning such as PLCs, online lesson study, and virtual walkthroughs.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

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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).” Common Core standards (this one’s not sexy, but few factors impact education more than this index of academic content). New demands for digital citizenship.

Dear ISTE (reprised)

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The purpose of the Librarians Network is to promote librarians as leaders and champions of educational technology and digital literacy. The key mission is to provide a professional learning community where librarians can leverage technology knowledge and expertise to improve school library programs, increase access to information, and foster strong teaching and learning environments in a connected world. My library was open 24/7 since 1996.).

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. O''Neil, Technology Coordinator How Can Mainstream Education Meet The Needs of Post-Modern Society? -

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 15th The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Remember that ISTE starts a day earlier, so the Hack Education Unconference is on Friday, June 27th.

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