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. cell phones) have been successfully integrated as student response systems using free web 2.0

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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. 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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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. Galactic Explorer is an experience that shows students the solar system.

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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. This includes running a virtual session of Internet Explorer for a few legacy systems that only run on IE.

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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.


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.) What is Google Classroom? What does Google classroom NOT do?

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.

Osmo Responds to Teacher Requests with New Case and Base for its Award-Winning System


This device compatibility not only makes using Osmo convenient for BYOD classrooms, it decreases set-up time because students simply click their devices into the base and start using Osmo apps immediately.

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. BARCO SOLUTION. wePresent.

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. This app makes the Chromebook more like other computers as it mimics the capabilities of the other apps on various systems.

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. edtech Google Apps TL Advisor Blog Assessment

Extending Classroom Discussions with Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak

Learning Management System (LMS) Discussion Forums. Padlet , Wakelet , Twitter Chats using Hashtags, Google Hangouts Chat. BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Innovation InTECHgration Idea My Thoughts Uncategorized Visible Thinking

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.

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4 Take Aways from ATLIS 2017

Indiana Jen

Jaime Casap , Chief Education Evangelist at Google, kicked off the conference with a humorous but compelling keynote where he highlighted the need for young people to learn both Computer Science and Coding. For example, Margie Llines and Rurik Nackerud tackled Equity in BYOD.

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.

Answer Pad

Technology Tidbits

The Answer Pad is an awesome teacher tool that has two powerful functionalities: it is both a student response system with a focus on drawing and "show what you know", and a grading solution for your teacher created quizzes.


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. The student could then share the link to the Gami via email, Twitter, Facebook, or copy/pasting the link to a learning management system such as Edmodo.

EdTech Acronyms Explained


BYOD – Bring Your Own Device. CMS – Content Management System (a tool to build websites and apps). GAFE – Google Apps For Education (include Google Docs, Google Sites etc). LMS – Learning Management System (software that runs and manages educational programs).

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Dell releases network appliance to provide Virtual Windows Desktops to Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

There are a variety of ways to allow this on a Chromebook: setting up Chrome Remote Desktop on a Windows desktop PC, or using server based systems such as VM Ware, Citrix and Ericom AccessNow to provide access. This includes running a virtual session of Internet Explorer for a few legacy systems that only run on IE. Related: BYOD and Web Based Apps, Hosted Apps Why Schools Should Go with GAFE and Chromebooks What can you do on a Chromebook? Google for Education Resources -.

Before You Buy That Laptop For Everyone…

The Principal of Change

You could simply use Google Apps for Education. Uncategorized 1 to 1 programs bring your own device BYOD personalized learning personalized learning solutions for educators

6 Easy ways to make e-learning fun


Tap into the power of cloud productivity tools Good examples would be Google Drive, Office 365 and Dropbox. Google Drive is integrated with most LMSs such as NEO , while Office 365 is basically a cloud-based version of the ever-familiar and user-friendly Microsoft Office. Bring your own device The proliferation of the new generation of devices like 2-in-1 laptops, convertibles, and the like ushered in a new kind of thing called BYOD.

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Navigating Your Journey to Remote Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Our youngest learners will need some help and guidance, especially if their elementary schools have not been 1:1 or Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). Use Google Voice for parents and guardians to ask questions and get needed advice.

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. Once you’re set on one type of device and operating system, other things need to be tackled. Ensure system security.

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


There are a wide variety of resources available including Youtube for Schools and Google for Education. Schools can upgrade their Wi-Fi, double device connections per student; automate network access; and reinforce their online security systems. .

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.

The Process of Change

A Principal's Reflections

However, these cases tend to be isolated pockets of excellence as opposed to systemic transformation evident across an entire system, district, or school. To streamline the process consider using Google Scholar to quickly and easily find research that supports the need for change.

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And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.


Students will be able to access their classroom on the cloud through a unified learning platform system where, if the school is willing, students are not required to be in the class physically. Augmented learning If you look for “2016 e-learning trends" on Google or Bing, augmented learning is always mentioned. And let's not forget about Google Glass and while Google ditched producing the prototype model, they are still committed to develop the consumer model.

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Start the Year with Contracts, 9/11 & BWP

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Placement is based on test scores and marking period grades, but it isn''t a perfect system. Finally for week one, students reflected on this week using a google form. Breaking Down the First Week: 1. BWP 2. Class Contract for Mid-level classes 3. Class Procedures for all 4.

5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

It is good for beginners, perfect for a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) school like mine, and the projects sync between all devices. BYOD FRIENDLY WITH CLOUD SYNC In addition, students can start by filming on their phones and house the content in Adobe Premiere Rush.

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Create Effective Feedback With Education Technology

ViewSonic Education

Research has shown that classroom response systems – known as “clickers” – create a more dynamic, interactive classroom experience. Classrooms without 1:1, BYOD or clickers can accomplish polling for feedback with Plickers and QuickKey.

Charting a New Path for Strategic Edtech Planning

Dr. Jeanne Barker, Director of Schools for Lenoir City School System (TN), said they jumped in with teletherapy, but she’s also noticed a need for ELL parents to better understand what’s happening. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. Budgets. Student outcomes. Constituent communications.

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. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) implemented in 2011.

The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

Kelley is superintendent of Oak Park Elementary School District 97, a PreK–8 public school system in Oak Park, IL, with 6,150 students. Accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1to1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.

Snapshots Of Understanding? 10 Smart Tools For Digital Exit Slips

TeachThought - Learn better.

Google Forms. Socrative lets educators assess their students with educational activities on tablets, laptops or smartphones (ideal for BYOD environments). Exit ticket is a student response system that is ideal for 1-to-1 or BYOD computing environments.

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Student Response Tools for the Digital Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Whether your class is 1:1 with a specific device (Chromebooks, iPads) or you have a BYOD environment (Bring Your Own Device),there are many websites that work as an excellent option for teachers to gather responses from their students.