Tips for BYOD Equity

A Principal's Reflections

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives are being adopted by districts and schools around the globe. For cash strapped districts BYOD seems like the logical solution to leverage the mobile devices students have to enhance learning, increase productivity, conduct better research, address critical digital literacies, and teach digital responsibility. For more information on how to implement a successful BYOD initiative make sure all of these drivers are firmly in place.

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Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: BYOD ISTE Sessions for Tuesday

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year Cori helped oversee the BYOD sessions. Cori gives a quick overview of Monday’s BYOD sessions. I have included a list of BYOD sessions you could attend today, Tuesday, with times listed and room numbers. Tuesday BYOD Sessions. Adding Interactivity to Google Slides for Customized Learning (B307). Creating Google Cardboard VR in the Classroom (and Beyond) (B323). Big Things Come In Google Packages (B326).

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AirDrop for the BYOD classroom

Dr. Shannon Doak

Many schools have BYOD (Bring your Own Device). According to the Google Developer’s Website, Screenshot taken from Google Developers Site. What this means for a BYOD school is far greater than what is described above. This is a game changer for BYOD environments and an application I am sure many teachers, students and administrators will find super useful. Android BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Innovation


Streamlining BYOD With ClassLink

A Principal's Reflections

After a semester long pilot program with the senior class during the spring of 2011, we rolled out our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program to the entire student body in September. Smartphones and Internet accessible devices have been used by students to conduct web-based research, take notes using Evernote , manage work through Google Docs or Dropbox , organize their assignments on their calendars, and develop projects with a variety of other tools.

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Top 10 BYOD concerns — and how to overcome them [Part 1]


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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Augmented Reality – The Art of BYOD


So we set out to employ BYOD (bring your own devices) with augmented reality. I started by asking the students to download several apps including Merge Cubes’ Galactic Explorer and Google Expeditions. As an example, I found that with my own Pixel to lead with Google Expeditions I needed to go into airplane mode so that my students with various devices could join. Google Expeditions. Google Certified Innovator, Trainer, and Teacher. Google Earth Education Expert.


BYOD and Web Based Apps, Hosted Apps

Educational Technology Guy

BYOD, Bring Your Own Device, is very popular in many schools. BYOD does present some challenges including security and access to resources and software from personal devices. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. byod chromebooks server virtual Web Applications Schools save money by having students and staff use their own technology on the schools network. Many schools doing this also have school owned devices for students who don''t have their own.

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Poetic Voices via BYOD

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

big and little things Micro little the day in the micro com patterns illusions everything is interconnected and whiskey we see here is repeated on the microwave a land, the star, system is like a microcosm the ass an electron we are what we are and everything is read the rhyme understand in all things For the Classroom: BYOD Voice Poems For a fun (according to an English teacher) poetic activity, have students compose poems by using the voice keyboard on a Google doc.


Google Hangout on Air - Managing BYOD - Live on April 7th!

The Innovative Educator

Join me for a BYOD Google Hangout on Monday, April 7 th at 9:00 p.m. Topic Managing the BYOD classroom Guests will discuss the following Getting started with byod management. BYOD / BYOT Eastern Time. Preventing distraction. Fostering trust in students who are using their own devices. The role of students in classroom management. Explaining this will work to administrators. Getting parents to support responsible use.


The best BYOD tech tools for the Common Core classroom

eSchool News

Our Board of Education then announced we were now a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) district, but did not provide the professional development time to support this initiative. Next page: 4 “Keep it Simple” tool categories for BYOD and more. 21st Century Skills Common Core Digital Learning and Tools byod Google simple techWith just 4 categories and less than a dozen tools, educators can hit a lot of Common Core standards.

Interested in #BYOD? Become a #ConnectedEducator! #CE13

The Innovative Educator

So, you’re interested in supporting bring your own device (BYOD) where you work Congratulations! Learning Community Join a vibrant connected educators learning community for those interested in discovering what it means when we empower students to BYOD that meets all year long in a variety of platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Google). These are just some places you can go to get connected to other BYOD educators. CE13 #connectededucators 1:1 BYOD / BYOT


Quick, Paperless Lesson Planning with Google Calendar and Sites

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Utilizing Google Calendar and a class Google Site as part of the G Suite, lesson planning can be quick and efficient. Create a Google Site with pages for each prep taught and embed the calendars. Share links to the Google Site as needed. Calendar Organization & Settings The longevity of Google Calendar makes it an ideal platform for paperless lesson planning. edtech #flipclass #fln Google Google Calendar Google Site teaching

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Google Hangout on Air - Equity + Access for All with BYOD - Live tonight!

The Innovative Educator

EST for a Google Hangout to discuss bring your own device aka BYOD. BYOD / BYOT Join me tonight at 9:00 p.m. The topic Equity + Access for All Our special guests include Tim Clark @TimClark45 or @BYOTNetwork Willyn Webb +Willyn Webb Michael Mills @AquiAmigo Connect with them on Twitter!


6 Must-Have Creation Tools for the BYOD Classroom


Monica Burns BYOD If you're looking to turn your students into creators, consider introducing them to Seesaw, Adobe Spark, eduBuncee, Drawp for School, KidBlog, and Google Drive

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Chrome Can: Google Chromebook App Hub

Dr. Shannon Doak

Google is well aware of this and has put together what they are calling the Chromebook App Hub. According to Google “Chromebooks open up a world of possibilities for learning.” If you have been following my blog, you are aware that I am a big proponent of Chromebooks.

Digital Portfolios with Google Tools

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

So, keeping things very simple, and sticking with what we know, I decided to capitalize on the power of Google Docs and hyperlinks to create a digital portfolios with my students. The portfolio is one Google Doc on which the student will list and link to each of the writing pieces, as well as write a brief reflection of what was learned about the process of writing. The Quick Steps: In Google Docs, create a template hyperdoc of the portfolio.


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


Note for Region XIII ESC - they can provide Symbaloo training,) Google Apps for Education - new to Rockdale. 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.


Looking For The Google Classroom Login Page?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Looking For The Google Classroom Login Page? Google Classroom has quickly become the standard for education technology in the mainstream classroom. Looking For The Google Classroom Login? Google Classroom Login. The post Looking For The Google Classroom Login Page?


10 Pros And Cons Of A Bring Your Own Device Scheme.


Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) schemes have got more and more popular over recent years. Below I have listed 10 pros and cons of BYOD: PROS: 1) The devices are excellent learning tools which bring a lot to the classroom. i.e. tutorials on YouTube, Google Maps, virtual reality. 5) BYOD leads to more copying and pasting. Do you have a BYOD scheme? Tagged: byod , classroom , edtech , ipads , learning , teaching , tech , tech tools , technology , tools.

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Chrome Can: Google Assistant Built In!

Dr. Shannon Doak

With the rollout of Chrome OS 72, the Google Assistant has made its way onto most Chromebooks. I have already written about why I think smart speakers should be in every classroom and with the addition of the Google Assistant to Chromebooks, now every student can have this functionality on their own device! I thoroughly tested the application of the Google Assistant on my two Chromebooks to see how I could access the assistant and how well it responded.

Literature, Travelogues, & Google Maps

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Students and teachers can create collaborative Google Maps pinned with specific locations to practice digital literacy and research skills. To facilitate the process, students were directed on the daily agenda posted to Edmodo to visit the Chrome Web Store and install the Google URL Shortener, Tab Scissors, and Tab Glue extensions. Brainstorming other ways to incorporate Google Maps in the ELA classroom, students could. How have you used Google Maps with your students?


Using Screencasting and Google Slides to Make an Authentic Language Project

Dr. Shannon Doak

In this post, I will discuss a great way to use Google Slides and screencasting applications to create a great authentic project for second language learners. Making this project involves the use of two readily available tools, Google Slides, and a Screencasting tool. Students will first create Google Slides for each topic they will talk about. BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Creation Creativity Innovation My Thoughts PD

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Voice Comments on Google Docs!

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Primarily used for the teacher to record voice comments on a student''s Google doc, I anticipate that the capabilities will expand to include use for peer editing with classmates, and, as you will hear, use for classes that require audio. assessment edtech education Google Google docs speaking spoken writing Check out this video, fellow teacher Carolyn P. and I made introducing Voice Comments as a cool tool for the 21st Century.


10 Things Google Classroom Makes Easier

The CoolCatTeacher

Google Classroom makes sharing Google Docs, Presentations, and Spreadsheets easier. While it is not a learning management system, it is a handy tool for any teacher using GAFE (Google Apps for Education.) In today’s episode Alice Keeler, author of 50 Things You Can Do with Google Classroom updates us on the newest features. Essential Questions:10 More Things You Can Do Easier in Google Classroom. What is Google Classroom? Google Classroom.

Online Mentoring via Edmodo & Google

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Joz connected with students on Edmodo and worked with them on collaborative Google Docs. Joz and I communicated via Edmodo, Gmail and Google Hangouts. Commenting on assignments in Edmodo Commenting on papers in Google Docs Having a Google Hangout with the students Making a video for students to watch Creating a quiz on Edmodo for students to complete after watching my video What are the benefits of being mentored?

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. Be sure to check out the complete list of projects and resources by clicking on the Integrating Technology tab.

8 pARTS and Creative Writing with Research

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Click here to access the Google Doc. Click HERE to access the Google Doc version. They started typing in keywords to search; I showed a few how to do a reverse Google Image search. BYOD Chromebooks creative writing grammar research standards based learning writingBefore I share today's 9th grade writing lesson with you all, I have to give a big, huge, ginormous SHOUT OUT to my edifying edu-buddy Cheryl Morris and the indomitable Jon Corippo.

My EdcampNJ Highlights

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

For notes on all sessions from the day, take a look at the #EdcampNJ collaborative Google doc compiled by participants. 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. njed BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edtech Google docs teaching

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is quietly becoming the most powerful tool in education technology. It may lack the visual appeal of iPads, or the student credibility of a BYOD program. It may not be as forward-thinking as we’d like here at TeachThought, but Google Classroom excels in providing solutions for a broad swath of teachers who have a variety of expertise and comfort level with education technology.

#Flipclass Workflow

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Edmodo, Curriculet, and Google Drive are essential to productive workflow in my class. Students use Google Docs for typing up essays and other assignments. I type up my lesson plans in a Google Calendar which is posted on my class website , and merely copy/paste from my plans to create the daily agenda. I''m not worried about my students having too many log ins because they click on the "Sign in with Google" button since we are a Google Apps for Education school.

Creating an Effective Learning Environment While Practicing Social Distancing

Dr. Shannon Doak

Google Suite for Education. Microsoft also has an online suite of tools that offer the same features as Google. Screencasting and Google Slides for Authentic Language Project , . Printing Comments on a Google Doc , .

Animoby: Animated Learning for Anybody

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Take a look at this demonstration from Animoby: Features: Use on Apple or Android devices Variety of tools and colors Connects to Dropbox Import PDF''s from email or Dropbox Able to insert images Able to zoom in and out Save as compact files Share and email projects Various background templates Share to Facebook, Twitter, Google+ New users will appreciate the extensive video tutorial menu on Animoby''s website. What I would like to see is Animboy be able to connect to Google Drive.

Google Voice Typing & 2nd grade Homework

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

So using Google Voice Typing, we were able to separate the skills of typing and writing AND get the homework completed in a short amount of time. Our Process: Open a new Google Document Go to TOOLS, select Voice Typing My daughter and I discussed the topic prior to hitting the record icon. My daughter spoke her thoughts aloud and Google captured her words on the screen. Chromebooks connecting with students Google homework students Typing voice


Using Curriculet for Short Reading Texts & PARCC Prep

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Since it is web-browser based, Curriculet can be used on any device or computer which is a must for my BYOD, 1:1 one day a week with Chromebooks classroom. Whether you are signing in with your own email, using the Edmodo app , or signing in with Google, accessing your Curriculet is simple. 1:1 BYOD common core curriculet flipping PARCC Reading My all time favorite tool for digital reading is Curriculet because of its versatility and ease of use (oh, and the price: FREE!).

Distraction 2 Reaction: BYOT (BYOD) Success!


Songify - read or speak into the app; app changes it into a song Titan Pad - a way to collaborate on a document without using Google docs. 1:1 BYOD BYOT tcea TCEA2012 Notes from TCEA 2012 Presentation by Eanes ISD Tech Group and Carl Hooker, Director of Instructional Technology, Eanes ISD Presentation posted at: Research Behind BYOT 2011 Horizon Report K12 Edition - Published every year.


Working out the Worksheet

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Now that the digital revolution is in full swing, I am trying to devise means for moving to a paperless and digital classroom while facing the following challenges: Availability of technology: there is a reason why I''m focused on BYOD with this blog; I do not teach in a 1:1 district. Practical & free BYOD resources are a must. And how many of these tools can be used with BYOD? Delivery is easy, but assessment via BYOD is more problematic.

3 Tools for Speaking & Listening

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I also like that I can export my dication to Google Drive and Dropbox or save to computer or send via email. On personal devices, I like using the Google Voice keyboard on my Samsung Galaxy S3 dictate into an open Google doc, but I haven''t come across anything similar for Chromebooks/computers. Teachers could also use SoungGecko for BYOD stations where students practice listening skills. edtech #njed BYOD Chrome education listening tools voice

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Edcanvas: The Art of Curating

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

The search features are easy to use for finding resources on the web, and with connections to Dropbox, Google Drive, Flickr, YouTube, Educreations, Gooru, adding your already created content to a canvas requires no artistic talent. With multiple options for sharing via social media and QR codes and embedding in Edmodo and created webpages, Edcanvas is ideal for sharing with other educators and students in 1:1 and BYOD classrooms.

A Gaggle of Google Docs

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

My district has enabled students and teachers to begin using Google Apps for Education. I''ve been given the privilege of testing GAFE out with my 9th and 12th grade students, and I''m figuring out how to best keep the Google Drive organized. Creating Class Lists The first step in getting organized is creating class lists in my Google contacts. I''m am using Autocrat for two things: Delivering a general blank Google doc that student can type the assignment on.


Tell Me All About it with Tellagami

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

This is a cool tool for BYOD students and teachers to use for animated project videos. Teachers could have students turn in their Gami by submitting the URL on a class Google form or turning the URL in via an assignment on Edmodo. 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.