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. You take your device and learn interactively. 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. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or my ebook, Learning to Go. Tuesday BYOD Sessions. Leveraging Learning Trajectories and Diagnostics for Personalization in 6-8 Math (B304).

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The Drivers of a Successful BYOD Initiative

A Principal's Reflections

The potential is there for schools and educators to empower students to take more ownership of their learning. This has resulted in a growing trend of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives being adopted. However, many schools and districts that have adopted BYOD have done so without proper planning and support. The overall goal of any BYOD initiative should be to support and enhance student learning. BYOD begins with trusting and respecting students.

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30+ BYOD and BYOT Resources

The Mobile Native

Chesapeake Public Schools BYOD 3. 10 BYOT/ BYOD Back to School Basics 5. 9 Steps for Schools to Create Their Own BYOD Policy 6. 20 BYOD Resources by Category 9. 10 Places to Find Great BYOD Lesson Plans 10. 6 Hidden Tricks for BYOD Success 11. 30 Perfect Apps for BYOD Classrooms 12. 4 Big Concerns About BYOD in Schools 13. Creating Device Neutral Assignments for BYOD 15. 10 Reasons to Consider BYOD in Education 16.

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Is your classroom ready for BYOD?

Neo LMS

So why not encourage students to use their devices as tools for learning? BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) classroom setups are very common nowadays, but there are a few aspects to consider before implementing them. I’m imagining a school environment where students get to bring their own device, and they have access to different learning resources over the internet. I already know some students who want to BYOD because they find it very convenient.

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AirDrop for the BYOD classroom

Dr. Shannon Doak

What about a learning environment has many types of devices? Many schools have BYOD (Bring your Own Device). 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 InnovationApple AirDrop makes transferring files from one device to another a breeze.

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5 Strategies for Building a Powerful BYOD Classroom

Brilliant or Insane

I’ve heard many horror stories of monumental failures from first-year BYOD teachers, and most could have been avoided with some simple planning. The post 5 Strategies for Building a Powerful BYOD Classroom appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Mobile Learning Social Media Technology BYOD classroom Brilliant or Insane. Moving to a Bring Your Own Device school or classroom is a major transition.

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BYOD and the Paperless Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

Students complete assignments whether it’s homework, class work, projects and tests all online using various websites, such as, Edmodo, Tumblr and Instagram on their BYOD devices. They are taking charge of what they want to learn about and are interested in science. BYOD educational technology New Milford High School Social Media Vikki Smith

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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. Throughout the entire 2011-2012 school year, we worked to refine our approach, implementation, and learning outcomes for the program. Students are permitted to use their devices for learning during non-instructional time (i.e. Mobile learning devices (i.e.

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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. 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. Top 10 BYOD concerns: 1. BYOD deepens the digital divide.

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Quick Collection Of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Resources

The Web20Classroom

More and more districts are realizing the power that Bring Your Own Device can have on teaching and learning. But while students are embracing BYOD with loud applause, educators are taking a step back and thinking about the impact BYOD has on their teaching. This week I am thinking about BYOD resources. Even though we might be at the end of the school year, these sites have compiled some great tools, tips, tricks and more around BYOD for you research over the summer.

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BYOD Begins With Trust and Respect

A Principal's Reflections

I have written extensively over the past couple of years about our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative at New Milford High School at the Huffington Post and on my own blog. It has been interesting to look back at all my blog posts to see how far we have come with BYOD at NMHS. My first ever post on the topic just provided a small glimpse at the possibilities inherent when students are empowered to use the technology that they already posses to enhance their learning experience.

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Debunking 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom

Neo LMS

BYOD — Bring Your Own Device — has gained some momentum in today’s education system. From temp teachers to entire school districts, more and more educational staff debate about or seriously consider the adoption of BYOD in their instruction. But when students are allowed to bring their own devices to school, these can become valuable learning tools. Adopting BYOD in schools seems like a win-win situation. Top 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom.

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The Device Conundrum - 1:1 vs BYOD

A Principal's Reflections

As we continue to advance in the digital age schools and districts are beginning to re-think pedagogy and learning environments by instituting either 1:1 device programs or Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives. In my opinion, schools that wish to create the most relevant and meaningful learning culture will go in one of these directions. I am extremely interested to hear what others think about 1:1 vs. BYOD in schools. Cross-posted at the Huffington Post.

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Top 10 BYOD concerns — and how to overcome them [Part 2]

Neo LMS

In the last week’s post I promised to address exactly 10 BYOD concerns that keep schools reluctant to allowing students to use their mobile devices in the classroom. However, here’s a refresher of the previous post and the five BYOD concerns that are already put on the table: BYOD deepens the digital divide; BYOD will distract students; BYOD encourages students to cheat; Students might forget to bring/charge their devices; Parents may need to pay more for BYOD.

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Addressing the most common parent concerns about BYOD in schools

Neo LMS

BYOD — Bring Your Own Device — has taken the education system by storm. There’s been a lot of talk about BYOD in schools, on whether or not it is beneficial for the learning process of students, with serious arguments in both camps. I for one believe BYOD at school is a clear case of the if you can’t fight it, embrace it mantra. By allowing kids to bring and use their mobile devices in the classroom, schools can make learning more fun and engaging.

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Augmented Reality – The Art of BYOD

EdTechTeam

So we set out to employ BYOD (bring your own devices) with augmented reality. I was struck by how the context of our learning really contributed to what they were seeing, meaning that my students were able to see natural resources everywhere trees, dirt, sand, grass, etc… and then look at da Vinci’s three-dimensional computer-generated models that were created by DaVinci using the very same natural resources. Learn more tools in our Online Courses!

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Altering the Path to BYOD

A Principal's Reflections

The most important lesson I learned while meeting with Mr. Sheninger that will help guide us back on the right track is that I need to be the catalyst for change. BYOD BYOT Change educational technology Guest Blogger Opinion The following is a guest post by Sherry Spier, a K-12 Media Specialist Coordinator in the Cinnaminson School District (NJ). In this post Sherry reflects on here recent visit to New Milford High School, which took place on January 11, 2013.

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How we turned around our ability to support BYOD for now and for the future

eSchool News

We not only have encouraged our faculty and staff to embrace BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), but we have also provided Chromebooks to all of our 18,000 students. Related: 6 steps to a successful BYOD program. We were able to integrate ArubaOS8 as our centralized network operating system with AirWave for network management optimization, and ClearPass for securing BYOD and district-issued devices. Featured on eSchool News IT Management access points AP byod

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Moving Schools Forward With BYOD

A Principal's Reflections

I visited Eric’s High School on February 24 th to observe Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and his implementation of a contemporary learning environment. I attribute this to Eric’s leadership and the team’s foresight, for embracing the learning environment and adapting their understanding of the tools used by the millennial generation. The administrative team promotes creative uses of VLOGS, numerous apps and many other technologies to improve learning.

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The role of parents to a successful BYOD program

Neo LMS

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs are a natural corollary to technology-based educational initiatives. Challenges for BYOD are, however, also obvious: strain on school internet networks, content management, cheating and distraction. There is also a concern that BYOD creates digital divides in the classroom between well-resourced students and those from families that simply cannot afford to give their children devices.

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BYOD in Elementary Schools

EdTechSandyK

Image Used With Permission Have you implemented BYOD in an elementary school setting? We''re about to launch a pilot at one of the K-5 elementary schools in my school district, and I''d like to collect stories of elementary BYOD implementation, links to videos and anecdotes, training materials and ideas - essentially, anything that has to do with BYOD in the elementary classroom. Here''s a link to the BYOD info page from my school district.

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Textbooks optional: What unbundling and BYOD mean for learning technology

eSchool News

In response, students are also choosing the devices they want to use for learning, and why shouldn’t they? Similar to the age-old Apple vs. Android debate, students tend to have personal preferences about the devices they use for learning. Enter the age of BYOD. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is a huge part of the way schools are integrating technology. The benefits of a BYOD program are far-reaching.

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Higher Ed Survey on BYOD, 1-to-1, VDI and Mobile Student Computing (Using or Planning to use)

EmergingEdTech

Survey looks to gather insights, trends regarding BYOD and 1-to-1 Device Programs for Students in Higher Education, as well as the Growth of VDI and DaaS to Support Those Approaches. Future of Education Technology Mobile Learning Resources Polls, Surveys _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics 1-to-1 higher ed survey BYOD higher ed survey higher education survey BYOD 1-to-1 student device program survey higher education VDI higher ed survey

Are You Leading with Fear? #BYOD

The Mobile Native

Is it a learned behavior? As an educator and parent, I have come to the realization that, like it or not, social media and mobile learning devices are going to be an integral part of our children’s lives. Instead, we must find solutions to these possible dilemmas and move forward to allow our students the ultimate learning experience. We must maximize student usage of mobile learning devices to encourage the safe and meaningful use of technology within the classroom setting.

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6 steps to a successful BYOD program

eSchool News

Lenny Schad, chief technology information office at Houston Independent School District (HISD), has spearheaded a number of successful BYOD rollouts, and frequently distills advice to struggling districts. Here, he gives technology teams his top six strategies for ensuring a smooth implementation and long-term success for a K-12 BYOD initiative: 1) Brand your BYOD effort. Next page: Forget what you knew about BYOD. Bring your own device programs are evolving.

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7 Digital Resource Must-Haves for #BYOD / #BYOT Teaching + Learning

The Innovative Educator

Are you allowing students to bring their own devices to learn where you work? byod BYOD / BYOT If so, you'll want to become familiar with these seven digital resources. Each resource is followed by a link to more information and advice for use in the classroom. What’s great about all of these tools is they can be used in environments even if students have a regular phone without browser or app capabilities. Cel.ly - Cel.ly is primarily a free group texting service.

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7 #BYOD Building Blocks for Success

The Innovative Educator

As more and more schools make the decision to embrace student-owned devices for learning, it's important that they incorporate strategies for success. 7 #BYOD Building Blocks for Success Start with pioneers - Incorporating cell phones and other student devices into learning works best when teachers are on board. byod Cell phones in Education

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Homework is Key When Preparing for #BYOD

The Innovative Educator

When schools decide they want to embrace the use of student devices for learning, it doesn't "start" with inviting devices into the classroom. While parents understand why cell phones are important to stay in touch with their children and keep them safe, they may not understand their usefulness for learning. Rather than simply telling parents about the research and benefits of using cell phones for learning , show them!

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BYOD helps boost rural school’s performance

eSchool News

Last video in Smarter Schools series features rural principal’s BYOD program that took school from “F” to “A”. A new video released by the Smarter Schools Project highlights the ways one rural school is driving up attendance, motivating students, and bringing new opportunities through a BYOD program. ” At the same time, they implemented a new BYOD program. To learn more about the Smarter Schools Project, visit smarterschoolsproject.com.

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BYOD: Bring Your Own Disenthrallment

Fractus Learning

The school’s IT set up is all that anyone could ask for; 1:1 iPads in Years 8-10, a BYOD program in senior classes and three well equipped computer labs. Perhaps I could become “iPad Man” or maybe even his sidekick “Learning Boy” ( BYOD: Bring Your Own Disguise.) The teaching component of my workload is comparatively small and my main responsibility is to mentor students and staff alike in the latest learning technologies.

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#BYOD Toolkit Provides Resources Necessary for Success

The Innovative Educator

As Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) becomes and option for more and more schools, it is important to get the right pieces in place. A good place to start is the BYOD Toolkit which is part of the K-12 Blueprint for implementing successful technology initiatives. The Toolkit includes case studies, checklists, step-by-steps, program frameworks, forms, and presentations to help in planning and implementing a BYOD program at the school or district level. byod #mlearning BYOD / BYOT

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The best BYOD tech tools for the Common Core classroom

eSchool News

I recently had the pleasure of spending a few hours in a friend’s classroom where I introduced her students to technology applications that would engage them in “showing what they know” at different points in their learning. 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. Then, learn how you share it as a free option.

After the Cell Phone Ban - NYC Schools Launch #BYOD

The Innovative Educator

For some of the more innovative schools however, that meant teachers could empower students to harness the power of student devices for learning. In an interview with the Hechinger Report, Amy Thiam, a fourth-grader explained, “We are learning and having fun at the same time.” byod BYOD / BYOTThe New York City Department of Education lifted the ban on cell phones last spring.

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10 Must Have Tools for BYOD Classroom

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

November 10, 2015 With the advance of technology and mobile gadgetry there emerged a wide variety of learning trends endemic to 21st century classroom environment. One of these trends is what is.read more.

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