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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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. Top 10 BYOD concerns: 1. BYOD deepens the digital divide.

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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. It was during the summer that Ron Watson , the NM District IT Director, and I met to discuss the future of BYOD at NMHS. What do you think are the keys to a successful BYOD initiative?

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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. Since it was coined more than a decade ago, the meaning of the term "digital citizenship" has expanded. These skills are still important, but what constitutes good digital citizenship today encompasses a great deal more.

Addressing the most common parent concerns about BYOD in schools

Neo LMS

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. I for one believe BYOD at school is a clear case of the if you can’t fight it, embrace it mantra. By allowing kids to bring and use their mobile devices in the classroom, schools can make learning more fun and engaging.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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Will more schools embrace student-centric mobile devices? “There will be more momentum for mobile devices in classrooms with an eye toward affordable alternatives to traditional 1:1 rollouts.” 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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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use.

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

EdTech Magazine

To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use.

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

EdTech Magazine

To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use.

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

EdTech Magazine

To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use.

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

EdTech Magazine

To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use.

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

EdTech Magazine

To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use.

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

EdTech Magazine

To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use.

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Tell Me All About it with Tellagami

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Tellagami is a mobile app that lets users create a short animated video using any mobile device. 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. Ideas for Use For use in the classroom, students could take a picture of a project with their mobile device and upload the picture as their background image.

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? The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

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

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

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. While students can create projects, take quizzes, write responses digitally via BYOD and 1:1 using Google forms and docs, I''ve been missing a digital method for close reading of texts in my bag of instructional tricks. Gobstopper is MOBILE!

How to (Not) Fill a Blank White Page

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

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. We have 6 computer and mobile labs for 2000+ students right now and students'' home access is inconsistent. assessment assignments connecting with students cross-curricular digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass Google docs PBL peer evaluation technology

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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. Make consistent efforts to refer to them as mobile learning devices. If using mobile phones, teachers can easily pair students up. BYOD BYOT Change Innovation Opinion educational technolog

How teachers address cell phones in class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Protocols for these mobile devices have little in common today with how they were addressed a decade ago. Too often, school digital devices can’t connect, or can’t connect in the volume required to run a class. Because mobile devices are faster, it satisfies student curiosity and builds their passion to be lifelong learners. Fifth, students want to use digital tools. Mobile phones can do pretty much everything a computer can via apps and Internet access.

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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.

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. Our motto is pedagogy first, technology second if appropriate when integrating mobile learning devices. NJED Bill Ferriter Digital Leadership educational technology Mike Marotta New Milford High School

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How we turned around our wireless network performance and security

eSchool News

Biggest challenge: Like most school districts, EGUSD is part of an increasingly mobile world. 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. Lessons learned: As mobile use grows, control and high availability are crucial in wireless networks. Grow the use of ClearPass for BYOD and full wired authentication as well.

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60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

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It may lack the visual appeal of iPads, or the student credibility of a BYOD program. Let students create their own digital portfolios of their favorite work. Design more mobile learning experiences for your students–in higher ed, for example. Encourage digital citizenship via peer-to-peer interaction that is documented. ” Communicate digitally with students who may be hesitant to “talk” with you in person.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

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BYOD programs allow students to use their own technology (usually smartphone or tablet) in a classroom. BYOD is often seen as a way of solving budget concerns while increasing the authenticity of learning experiences , while critics point to the problems BYOD can cause for district IT, privacy concerns, and more. Blended learning is a learning model that combines digital and face-to-face learning experiences. Digital Citizenship. Mobile Learning.

5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices

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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. While this form of digital citizenship is a skill set we may not feel comfortable developing in our students, it is one that working adults depend upon for collaboration. To ban or not to ban, that is always the question when it comes to personal devices in the classroom.

Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and our Favorite Chrome Extensions | #TechEducator 101

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Great way to incorporate digital citizenship. App features podcast by educators from all over who speak on a variety of topics using mobile devices, 1:1 iPad initiative, free web2.0 The podcast on BYOD is awesome! Great way to incorporate digital citizenship * Checker Plus for Google Calendar. *. Download. Listen in a New Window. iTunes. Stitcher. SoundCloud. Leave a Review. Clammr It. Subscribe via RSS Subscribe on Android Follow @TeacherCast.

BEST OF SHOW AT TCEA 2018

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Accessible from any computer, tablet, or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1:1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives. HOVERCAM, HOVERCAM PILOT DIGITAL PODIUM The HoverCam Pilot is the world’s first fully-integrated, mobile, digital podium. This allows them to address issues of concern, promote good digital citizenship and create counter-narratives. Tech & Learning has announced the winners of the TCEA Best of Show Awards.

Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

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Switching to mobile devices? BYOD? Check the mobile carts – are the devices charging? Find your digital cameras. Include something about digital citizenship and home screen behavior. Subscribe to Common Sense Media , which has a WEALTH of tools to help your students grow as digital citizens. by Karen Larson and Gene Tognetti. The start of the school year brings with it more than a few ‘gotta-do’s for a classroom teacher.

It’s About the Learning, Not the Technology … Until It Breaks

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This is the second in a series of posts that examine how schools and districts are planning for and implementing digital learning efforts. While this remains true in some instances, increasingly on modern mobile platforms, the core operating systems are doing a better job isolating individual applications from each other, thereby reducing or eliminating the software conflicts that were so common on earlier platforms.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

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Planned obsolescence of mobile technology. Falling cost of mobile devices, which impacts what’s affordable, who shows up to school with what on their own, school budgets, etc. The increasing potential to “start a business” that is entirely social and digital (which impacts the idea of a “job,” for example). New demands for digital citizenship. District-level BYOD programs. 30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom.

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. Reed 11:00am Making a Better World: Digital Citizenship Resources for K-12 - Kelly Mendoza, Sr.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Kim Jones, CEO Professional Development Workshop for Citizenship Education & Conflict Analysis in Teaching of Social Studies - Noureen.M. Dr. Patrick Faverty, Faculty Lecturer Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) Programs: Baby Steps for Schools - Susan Brooks-Young Author/Consultant If Information Overload is the Sickness - Then Curating is the Cure! Thursday, March 28th, is our inaugural, online, and free School Leadership Summit. link].

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tuesday, April 22nd at 1pm CoSN - Smart Education Networks by Design , New advances in technology, including mobile devices, are making it possible for students to learn anytime, anywhere and to experience personalized learning. Learn about the resources that can help district leaders develop the next generation network infrastructure necessary to support multiple mobile devices on and off campus, the delivery of digital content, and administration of online assessments.

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