BYOD and the Paperless Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

NMHS teachers are also beginning to to integrate social media tools that are blocked and banned in the majority of schools across the country. BYOD educational technology New Milford High School Social Media Vikki Smith

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Are You Leading with Fear? #BYOD

The Mobile Native

Throughout the world of education, I feel as though many are leading with fear. There are major concerns regarding social media and the fear of allowing students to use their cell phones for educational purposes. BYOD BYOT Remind101

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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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Is your classroom ready for BYOD?

Neo LMS

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) classroom setups are very common nowadays, but there are a few aspects to consider before implementing them. I tried to BYOD when I was in college and the reactions of my teachers were mixed – some were totally open to it, while others were a bit cautious.

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9 Actions + Policies Necessary To Embrace Cell Phones for #MLearning + #BYOD

The Innovative Educator

While interest is growing in the usage of mobile devices in school, a report on learning with mobile devices and social media tells us administrators still struggle with key concerns. mlearning Cell phones in Education

4 Take Aways from ATLIS 2017

Indiana Jen

Here are some of the key take-aways I had as both a Tech Director and an Educator. Coding and Computer Science have been primary topics in education for the past few decades. Equity in Education & Tech. For example, Margie Llines and Rurik Nackerud tackled Equity in BYOD.

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

Bryan Alexander

Here’s an outline of topics that came up, partly from my FTTE observations, partly from participants: Education and its contexts : I mentioned recent trends about state funding to public higher ed (increasing!), Ellen Borkowski asked about Watson for education.

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Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

I began my connected collaboration as an educator over a decade ago. I realized as an adult learner that I learned best through collaboration and that collaboration could only take place if I was in some way connected with other educators. I used Twitter only for educators.

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It's Not a Technology Issue

A Principal's Reflections

Technology still gets a bad rap in many education circles. This ends up resulting in the formation of rules and policies that severely restrict or prohibit student use of mobile technology and social media as tools to support and/or enhance learning.

I See Brilliant People – #ISTE2016 #iplza16

Kyle Pace

Connected Educator EdTech Education Leadership ProfessionalDevelopment Social MediaDuring the last two weeks, I had the privilege of traveling to Austin, Texas for iPadpalooza and then to Denver, Colorado for ISTE.

You Don't Have to Marry It!

The Daring Librarian

Education Trends-A-Go-Go It''s SO easy to get overwhelmed with all the new education tech and trends going on in the world. We''re not a 1:1 or total BYOD school. How about Social Media?

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Technology won't replace teachers, but.

Learning with 'e's

Both events had several common threads, including the new roles of education professionals, the impact of technology on education and the ways students are appropriating new tools to support their learning.

Theories for the digital age: Self regulated learning

Learning with 'e's

Informal and self regulated learning are defining characteristics of 21 st Century education. Various commentators suggest that as much as seventy percent of learning occurs outside of formal educational settings (Cofer, 2000; Dobbs, 2000; Cross, 2006).

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Power sharing

Learning with 'e's

I speculated on whether a new social divide might also emerge as a result of the new pedagogy he outlines. In some sectors of education this may be more easily achieved than it is in others. Will professors in higher education be willing to let go of their relative positions of power.

5 Things Teachers (And Administrators) Can Do to Make Learning Real in Their Classrooms

The 21st Century Principal

To paraphrase Marc Prensky from his collection of essays From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom: Hopeful Essays for 21st Century Learning : “The easiest, executable solution to our education problems today “is to change what goes on in our classrooms.” In the process, we will do what Prensky calls “Making Education Real” for our students. What does it really mean to make education and learning real in the classroom?

The principalship: 6 ways smartphones have changed the landscape

The Innovative Educator

As the demands continue to increase due to the CCSS, standardized exams, and new teacher evaluation systems, perhaps the greatest “game changer” for Principals is the high level of accessibility and connectedness that is now possible due to technology and social media. BYOD / BYOT Cell phones in Education Leadership Guest post by John Falino.

On Aer

Learning with 'e's

I spent two great days in Ireland this weekend, and would like to thank my hosts at the Computer Education Society of Ireland for inviting me. cesi12 education social media schools blogging future open educational resources BYOD

Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

What can we expect in 2016 from the intersection of technology and education? I’m building on previous posts about trends in technology and educational contexts , plus my FTTE report, naturally. Educational technology trends. education and technology future of education

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A Few of My Fav #EdTech Things in 2014

The Innovative Educator

Frequency: Daily 2) Social Media Facebook, Google Communities, Yammer, Edmodo and Twitter are my go to platforms to connect with other innovative educators inside and outside my district. Favorite hastags are #BYOD #BYOTchat #StuVoice #TLChat #EdChat.

4 wireless network goals for schools

eSchool News

Even social media channels have become learning tools for the creative classroom. This enables educators and parents to quickly assess students’ progress and better understand their strengths and areas needing additional focus.

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10 Characteristics Of An Authentic-Based Learning Classroom

The Web20Classroom

Reimagining education is frequently sparked by advancement in technology. Ubiquitous technology in learning environments has sparked a current redesign of the “classroom” and asks us, as educators, to once again create authentic classrooms for the students of today.

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The Need For Digital Literacy

A Principal's Reflections

With 1:1 technology initiatives and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) programs increasingly being implemented in schools across the globe, the need for digital literacy education has become more important than ever. The following post is cross-posted at edu@scholastic.

Mapping mobile learning

Learning with 'e's

I have previously written on this blog about how mobile technology can give the edge and also about some of the social implications of learning on the move. BYOD (bring your own device) is on the rise, with many organisations recognising the potential of employee/student owned devices.

5 Steps Toward Building Successful Digital Communities Infused With Rigor and Relevance

A Principal's Reflections

A dynamic combination of mindset, behaviors, and skills is required for schools to become places where social media and digital tools are integral and beneficial parts of a rigorous program and where they work symbiotically with active, engaged, and applicable learning.

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The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. This post outlines the building blocks for BYOD success. Some of the other posts that round out the top include one that looks at 4 edtech tools I discovered at the #TLTechLive event as well as one that looks at using social media to improve events. Entry Pageviews 7 #BYOD Building Blocks for Success Oct 11, 2015, 3335 5 Free Digital Resources For #ELL #ESL #TESOL Stud.

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The Process of Change

A Principal's Reflections

There is always a great deal of discussion about change in education in order to better prepare students for success. Through my work I have seen in person, and through social media, some amazing examples of what education can and should be.

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

TeacherCast

In this Episode, we discuss and demonstrate our favorite Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and Chrome Extensions. The TechEducator Podcast is a weekly round table discussion about current topics in educational technology. Google Apps for Education Tricks Mentioned on Todays Show.

Connected Educator Month Kickoff Details! PLUS Library 2.013 Proposals Deadline

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Next Tuesday and Wednesday, October 1st and 2nd, are the kickoff days for the 2013 Connected Educator Month (CEM). educators are taking to social media to share best practices and experiences and create new, more dynamic digital learning communities.

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The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. This post outlines the building blocks for BYOD success. There are a few more posts to round out the top including one that includes a lively debate on the pros and cons of attending school and another that explains how to effectively use social media at events. Entry Pageviews 7 #BYOD Building Blocks for Success Oct 11, 2015, 3316 5 Free Digital Resources For #ELL #ESL #TESOL Stud.

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The Seeds of Innovation

A Principal's Reflections

A few weeks ago, I made a commitment to visit schools that are using social media, smartphones, texting, and other digital technologies, as a vital part of daily classroom instruction. is an Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology at Queens College, CUNY.

The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Mar 15, 2015, 7006 7 Must-Haves for Teaching + Learning with #BYOD #B. Mar 22, 2015, 5226 7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education Mar 18, 2015, 3692 10 Reasons Cell Phones Should Be Allowed In School. Feb 16, 2013, 2717 #EdTech Companies Need to Be On Social Media, But. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views.

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The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. There are a few more posts to round out the top including one that addresses how to integrate social media into learning. Entry Pageviews 7 #BYOD Building Blocks for Success Oct 11, 2015, 2321 5 Free Digital Resources For #ELL #ESL #TESOL Stud. Oct 4, 2015, 2171 Don't Compete with Social Media. Oct 18, 2015, 1270 10 Tips For Teens Using Social Media #HavetheTalk.

Change is a Mindset

A Principal's Reflections

Heck, our education system has become so good at maintaining the status quo and enforcing compliance throughout that we and many others have been brainwashed into thinking any other course of action would be foolish. If education is good for one thing it is making excuses not to move forward.

Edcanvas: The Art of Curating

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Educational Uses While I haven''t used it yet since school is out of session, Edcanvas also has a quiz feature that can be added as a tile to each canvas. edtech #ELAFlip #flipclass BYOD Edcanvas edmodo paperless QR codes One of my favorite tools for curating resources is Edcanvas.

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. He also wrote that much “student disruption and conflict centers around cell phones in schools and ease of access to social media.”.

The Innovative Educator - Untitled Article

The Innovative Educator

Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. This post outlines the building blocks for BYOD success. There are a few more posts to round out the top including how to effectively use social media at events, why ignoring is not the only answer when it comes to bullies and tips for teens using social media. Entry Pageviews 7 #BYOD Building Blocks for Success Oct 11, 2015, 3305 4 #EdTech Tools I've Never Used Before The #TLTech.

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Every Schools' Obligation

A Principal's Reflections

Unfortunately, these behaviors materialize as schools are not doing their part to educate students on digital responsibility, citizenship, and creating a positive footprint online. It is the responsibility of schools to educate all learners regardless of age on these important topics.

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Uncommon Learning

A Principal's Reflections

As a result, the job of schools and educators has become exponentially more difficult as a natural disconnect results when students enter their school buildings. Bring your own device (BYOD) : Many students now possess a powerful learning tool in the form of mobile technology.

Digital Leadership – LIVE Blog of Eric Sheninger Keynote at Leading Future Learning 2015

EdTechTeacher

Eric Sheninger, Senior Fellow and Thought Leader on Digital Leadership with the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE) and Scholastic Achievement Partners (SAP) , kicked off the 2015 Leading Future Learning conference with his keynote on Digital Leadership.

The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Mar 15, 2015, 6520 7 Must-Haves for Teaching + Learning with #BYOD #B. Mar 22, 2015, 4443 7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education Mar 18, 2015, 3364 Finally! Feb 16, 2013, 2799 #EdTech Companies Need to Be On Social Media, But. 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.

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