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. 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 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. The other issue is access to software. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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The Innovative Educator

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Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product ? Impero Education Pro ? at ISTE 2018


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. Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5

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. 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 Organization

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

Collaboration Technology such as Google Suite for Education (GSFE) takes collaboration to the next level. In my current school, HPA, we have a program called Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) where the students are responsible for bringing a device to school.

Interesting idea - Chromebook + Nexus 7 instead of just an iPad

Educational Technology Guy

At EdcampCT this past week, I was chatting with Greg McVerry ( @jgmac1106 ) about devices, 1-1 and BYOD and he made an interesting comment. Account management is very easy with the Chromebooks and Nexus 7 using Google accounts for each student. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

EdTech Acronyms Explained


BYOD – Bring Your Own Device. GAFE – Google Apps For Education (include Google Docs, Google Sites etc). LMS – Learning Management System (software that runs and manages educational programs). OSS – Open Source Software (programs online that are free to use).

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Dell releases network appliance to provide Virtual Windows Desktops to Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

It uses desktop virtualization to allow Chromebooks, and other devices, to access Windows desktop software. These solutions all cost money (except for Chrome Remote Desktop) but can save money in the long run by eliminating expensive Windows workstations (initial cost, support and upgrades, software deployment) with Chromebooks and Chromeboxes. Related: BYOD and Web Based Apps, Hosted Apps Why Schools Should Go with GAFE and Chromebooks What can you do on a Chromebook?

5 steps for implementing a 1:1 program


The device is usually offered by the school, but with the spread of BYOD programs, this no longer stands true all the time. Going Google… or Microsoft… or Apple. This means that both the security of the hardware and that of the software must be ensured.

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7 Skills Students Need for Today’s Classwork

Ask a Tech Teacher

By middle school, they work in online groups through forums, wikis, and Google Apps. Doing a project that uses Google Docs or MS Word doesn’t mean students will apply that knowledge to the year-end PARCC and SB tests. Typing programs are much more than MS Word and Google Docs.

Computing, Cost Savings and the Cloud: The Value of Virtualization

EdTech Magazine

Even amid the proliferation of mobile technology in K–12 schools through BYOD programs and one-to-one computing, desktop computers remain a popular choice. Computing, Cost Savings and the Cloud: The Value of Virtualization. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 08/19/2019 - 09:40.

6 Pillars to Successfully Integrate Technology In Your 1:1 Classroom


Business and technology have become truly complementary: Forbes gives the example of engine manufacturers relying on software to push forward production. There are a wide variety of resources available including Youtube for Schools and Google for Education.

And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.


For those in the know, learning integration in the cloud isn’t just about using online cloud storage solutions here and there – it also involves the technical aspects of cloud computing such as learning platforms being offered as SaaS (Software as a Service) or PaaS (Platform as a Service), and the ability to access such platforms on any platform, and more importantly, 24/7 collaboration. It’s December, it’s almost the end of the year and it's time to talk about the 2016 e-learning trends.

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Education and Augmented Reality — Really?


AR is certainly a technological revolution, being able to interact with reality via an enhanced visual overlay is undoubtedly a clever piece of software, and the web is increasingly populated with amazing programs that “bring lessons to life” in the classroom.

What parents should ask teachers about technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

Who picks the digital apps, software, extensions, and programs used in the classes? This might include a desktop/laptop computer, Wifi, and an ereader, as well as software, apps, extensions, and bookmarked websites used to complete schoolwork.

BYOC (Camera) School Project

The students'' project is to create a movie using Apple''s iMovie software that reflects their memories and experiences while in elementary school. BYOC BYOD digital cameras project technology

The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

Apps and software are a boon for special needs students, but teachers shouldn’t download whatever they feel like. All software—and hardware—should be vetted by a team of faculty and IT staff. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

ClassLink Recognized with Five 2018 SIIA CODiE Awards


ClassLink empowers students and teachers with instant access to 6,000+ single sign-on apps and files at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives. Accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1to1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.


How to Empower Your Faculty in Mobile Learning Environment – From Jennifer Carey


Instead, when choosing a tool, be it a device, a software platform, or another instrument, consider your educational philosophy, objectives, and vision. The Chromebook Classroom The iPad Classroom Google & Web Tools in the Student-Centered Classroom And More!

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

Strategic planning for edtech is an endless journey—and not just because of constantly evolving hardware and software. Most educators look at the cost of their device and software, but what they need to understand is that the total cost includes PD, tech support, sustainability.



CLASSLINK ONECLICK ClassLink OneClick technology enables access to Web-based, Windows, and Google applications, and instant access to files at school and in the cloud. Accessible from any computer, tablet, or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1:1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.

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

TeachThought - Learn better.

BYOD programs allow students to use their own technology (usually smartphone or tablet) in a classroom. Google Apps for Education. A collection of software bundled by Google that is available on a subscription model for schools and classroom. Google Classroom.

Transitioning Edtech to the Cloud

But, they also saw a large number of resources being recommitted to just this one aspect of education: space for server farms, money for hardware and software upgrades, overworked personnel, etc.

The New Design for School Networks

Software and services hosted in the cloud: First and foremost, by using cloud-based programs, schools don’t need to worry about having the staff and skills to maintain the programs. She started her career as a software engineer at NASA supporting Space Shuttle and Station Operations.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools


Software & Online 3DBEAR AR INNOVATOR PROGRAM ( The software takes advantage of Casio’s Natural Display technology for input and output of mathematical expressions. Teachers access the system using their regular school Google login account.

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It also supports Google Play educational apps, so students can collaborate, discover, engage and learn, and includes a Wacom EMR stylus that lets students use interactive apps, sketch, take notes, and capture ideas. They also liked its teacher dashboard and software interfaces.

25 Reading Sites and Apps

Technology Tidbits

Again, Mobile Learning and BYOD make it easier for any student to learn any core subject, especially that of Reading. Khan Academy Kids - A fun free mobile (iOS/Google Play) for ages 2-6 looking for resources in Math, Reading, and Writing.

The Promise and Perils of Technology in Education

Reading By Example

Blended learning, flipped learning, and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) are a few of the pedagogical approaches that are often referenced as powerful practices which rely on technology to facilitate learning. Technology in schools is a neutral resource.

The Promise and Perils of Technology in Education

Reading By Example

Blended learning, flipped learning, and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) are a few of the pedagogical approaches that are often referenced as powerful practices which rely on technology to facilitate learning. Technology in schools is a neutral resource.

5 Reasons to Address Cyber Security

He is a former teacher but spent 20 years away from the classroom working as a technology attorney and software executive. ClassLink® OneClick® includes a library of over 5,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives.

What’s Up with QR Codes: Best Tools & Some Clever Ideas

Learning in Hand

It’s only supported in three browsers: Google Chrome, Firefox, and Opera. It’s USB and comes with software for Macintosh and Windows. It comes with P-Touch Editor Software for Macintosh and Windows, and includes its own QR code generator and clipart.

We need to rethink university IT Services

Mark Smithers

Increasingly academics have no control over their machines, and cannot install or trial new software. Users of Google Apps are not allowed to publish documents or use most of the Google App features available to the independent Google account holder. Some staff members may be very happy with the comfort of a basic laptop or desktop computer with standard software knowing that will get desktop support if things go wrong.

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Higher education technology predictions for 2014

Mark Smithers

I expect it will continue to grow very quickly in 2014 and to spread from its current focus in IT and software development education to other areas. If I was asked I would say that the BYOD trend will continue to increase. TL;DR. Wizard by seanmgrath.