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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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.

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.


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


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 - 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.

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?


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.


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.

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.

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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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 , .

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.

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.


PaperCut Announced as Google for Education Premier Partner


PaperCut , a print management software provider, today announced it has joined the Google for Education Partner Program as a Premier Partner. Click here for details] The Google for Education Partner Program was designed to enable partners to sell, service, and innovate by leveraging the G Suite platform and products. With 20 years of experience in the education sector, PaperCut’s collaboration with Google for Education is well suited. [


Chrome Can: Sticky Notes on Your Chromebook Desktop

Dr. Shannon Doak

While I actually like Google Keep and Google Tasks better since they are now integrated into all Google Apps, others might want the sticky note type of app. BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Friday Tech Tip Innovation OrganizationMany people love that cool app on the Mac that enables you to create little sticky notes on their desktop.

PDF FlipBook on a Chromebook.

Dr. Shannon Doak

In this post, I discuss the various ways you can make ebooks, one of them is using Google Docs and saving the file as a PDF. BYOD Capstone Chrome Can Creativity ePortfolios Friday Tech Tip Innovation Visible ThinkingI have already written a post about working with PDFs on a Chromebook. I have also written about creating eBooks on Chromebooks. If you are interested in learning more about this please read my previous post.

Richardson Independent School District – Texas, USA

eSchool News

Supports different BYOD operating systems & perfectly integrates in the network. This is a must in an age when Bring Your Own Device practices reign supreme and every classroom is inhabited by a mix of Google, Apple, Android and Microsoft devices. Featured on eSchool News Top News Android Apple benefits bring your own device byod classroom device devices district Google interactive IT learning Microsoft practicesBARCO SOLUTION. wePresent. KEY BENEFITS.

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.

Making Thinking Visible Using Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak

One way this could happen is in Google Classroom or on a student-created blog. BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks ePortfolios Innovation My Thoughts Uncategorized Visible ThinkingAccording to the folks at Project Zero (PZ), “Visible Thinking is a flexible and systematic research-based conceptual framework, which aims to integrate the development of students’ thinking with content learning across subject matters.”

Understanding Safety Risks and Removing Obstacles with Google Apps for Education

Gaggle Speaks

Unfortunately, inappropriate conversations between students and others are not uncommon throughout Google Apps for Education (GAFE). With Gaggle Safety Management for Google Apps , controls are already set—and regularly updated—to filter text and images. A Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy will not be as successful without rules regarding web browsers. Is Your School Using Google Apps for Education?


Chrome Can: PDFs

Dr. Shannon Doak

What makes this a great tool for the classroom, is that it integrates with Google Drive. This means that students can open and save files from and to Google Drive directly. If they want to save to Google Drive they need to click the little triangle to the right, then choose the online drive they want to use. Open from Google Drive, Dropbox or your computer. In another post about creating eBooks, I wrote about how easy it is to create PDFs Google Docs.

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Extending Classroom Discussions with Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak

Padlet , Wakelet , Twitter Chats using Hashtags, Google Hangouts Chat. BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Innovation InTECHgration Idea My Thoughts Uncategorized Visible ThinkingClassroom discussions are a great way to get students to think about a topic and take that thinking deeper. Having multiple perspectives widens viewpoints and enables better understanding to form in the learning community. There are many discussion techniques.

Using Google Forms to Streamline Feedback & Document Growth


A few weeks ago, I was on our New Jersey Google Educator’s Group (GEG:NJ) show called The Suite Talk hosted by Kim Mattina. On it, I talked about how I love to use Google Forms to show student growth over extended periods of time and help me streamline my feedback cycle for the 500+ kids I see each week. edtech Google Apps TL Advisor Blog Assessment

Seesaw: The ultimate ePortfolio for every classroom!

iLearn Technology

Seesaw supports a variety of platforms making it super simple to use in any classroom environment and particularly in a BYOD setting. Tips: Seesaw also has Google App integration, if your school uses Google in Education, they can login with the same Google login they use for everything else! What it is: Seesaw is the first truly student centered/driven digital portfolio tool that I’ve seen.

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


The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. In the November 2016 Executive Summary , the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations. That was certainly the case in our experience.