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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. Brilliant or Insane.

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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. 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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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. Myth No 2: BYOD is not safe.

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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 challenges of mobile learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

This is especially evident over the decade, as schools have increasingly adopted mobile learning as a signature initiative using BYOD and 1:1 programs and investing in tablets to provide their students with access to a wealth of relevant educational content and learning opportunities.

Are You Leading with Fear? #BYOD

The Mobile Native

Is it a learned behavior? There are major concerns regarding social media and the fear of allowing students to use their cell phones for educational purposes. BYOD BYOT Remind101

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It's Not a Technology Issue

A Principal's Reflections

This ends up resulting in the formation of rules and policies that severely restrict or prohibit student use of mobile technology and social media as tools to support and/or enhance learning. Today’s students text or communicate via social media.

Mapping mobile learning

Learning with 'e's

Mobile technology is a game changer. I have previously written on this blog about how mobile technology can give the edge and also about some of the social implications of learning on the move. Will the use of social media increase as a result?

A Wake Up Call For School Leaders

A Principal's Reflections

This is not to say that they are unwilling to learn or embrace significant change in this area. Thus, the use of social media in schools by educators continues to be an uphill battle. Simply communicating and telling your story with social media tools can accomplish this.

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

EdTech4Beginners

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) schemes have got more and more popular over recent years. They are when students are asked to bring in their own mobile device and use them in their learning. 3) Personalized learning becomes simpler to implement and more straightforward to manage.

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9 Actions + Policies Necessary To Embrace Cell Phones for #MLearning + #BYOD

The Innovative Educator

While interest is growing in the usage of mobile devices in school, a report on learning with mobile devices and social media tells us administrators still struggle with key concerns.

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Uncommon Learning

A Principal's Reflections

It is not that our students are actually learning differently per se, but the environment in which they are learning is dramatically different. Uncommon learning refers to initiatives and pedagogical techniques that are not present in scale in a typical school or district.

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

NeverEndingSearch

These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g. mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning).

The future of education in 2016, from the sharing economy to BYOD: my Future Trends Forum recording and materials

Bryan Alexander

Technology topics included social media, video, 3d printing, VR, internet of things, automation, and privacy. In discussion we touched on cognitive computing, “quick” (live or easily published) video (Kat’s term), video growing on mobile devices.

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Game changers in the Training Zone

Learning with 'e's

This week, ahead of my speech at the Learning Technologies Conference I recorded a 10 minute podcast interview for the Training Zone. I'm talking about disruptive technologies, things that will change probably forever - irrevocably - what we do in the workplace and in learning in particular.

7 PROs and CONs of m-learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

Mobile learning is generally defined as training or education conducted via a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet, generally connected to a wireless network such as GSM, G3 or Wifi. 7 PROs and CONs of m-learning in the classroom. E-learning

The Seeds of Innovation

A Principal's Reflections

A few weeks ago, I made a commitment to visit schools that are using social media, smartphones, texting, and other digital technologies, as a vital part of daily classroom instruction. Also, his research looks at race, social class, and gender in educational settings.

Learning to learn: A skill set for the 21st century student

Neo LMS

The 21st century student and learning to learn. I think that schools should rephrase their purpose statement and include “learning to learn” in it. Learning doesn’t stop when we finish school.

You Don't Have to Marry It!

The Daring Librarian

1:1 Flipping Makerspace Genius Hour Common Core Mobile Learning Design Thinking Google Classroom Brain Based Learning Project Based Learning Learning Management Systems Transformative Brain Based Learning Spaces Sheesh.I We''re not a 1:1 or total BYOD school.

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Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning? A formula detailing a chemical reaction, or the new math behind a social media outreach strategy? In fact we now know that 50 percent of formal learning is forgotten within the first hour.

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Technology won't replace teachers, but.

Learning with 'e's

"Technology won't replace teachers, but teachers who use technology will probably replace teachers who don't" This was just one of the contentious and thought provoking statements made at Learning Through Technology this week in Glasgow. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

5 Reasons Students Want Technology in the Classroom

Gaggle Speaks

It’s rare when anyone considers the other—and perhaps more important—angle: Students want to learn with technology. By empowering student learning with more opportunities for them to communicate with classmates, you’ll soon realize how important technology is in the classroom.

5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

I love that this works with their individual mobile phone cameras. It is good for beginners, perfect for a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) school like mine, and the projects sync between all devices. I have typically not posted first projects on social media.

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Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

Learning with 'e's

We recorded micro-teaches - usually a 10 minute lesson - and then played back the footage to the students so they could see and hear themselves and learn from the experience. Game based learning is another area of development that has already impacted positively on education.

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5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices

Edsurge

If used intentionally, mobile devices can be an express pass to exploring beyond the walls of our schools. While pushing students to learn outside our classrooms is a step in the right direction, how do we ensure that these experiences lead to deeper learning ? Here are 5 ways to get to curate that practice by making your class a BYOD zone. Document learning and thinking through blogging when the good ideas hit you!

Every Schools' Obligation

A Principal's Reflections

It is a common misconception that today’s learners can seamlessly transition from the routine use of devices for personal reasons to using them for learning, research, and enhanced productivity.

Will giving greater student access to smartphones improve learning?

The Hechinger Report

And when I peer into classrooms, I see students tuning out their peers and teachers and focusing instead on YouTube and social media. On the one hand, we know that most students bring a mini-supercomputer to school every day, a device with vast potential for learning.

How schools can keep students safe, and on Facebook

eSchool News

In a BYOD world, managing access to popular social media sites has become critical. Today, educators are implementing exciting technological advances in teaching and learning. Next page: Smart filtering of social media.

How teachers address cell phones in class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Protocols for these mobile devices have little in common today with how they were addressed a decade ago. Because mobile devices are faster, it satisfies student curiosity and builds their passion to be lifelong learners. The school experience isn’t just about cerebral learning.

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Student Agency is More Than Voice and Choice

A Principal's Reflections

The underlying premise is to move learners from a state of engagement to empowerment so that they exert more ownership over their learning. Student agency is all about improving the learning experience for kids. Schools with vibrant learning cultures recognize this fact.

4 wireless network goals for schools

eSchool News

Although wireless access technology has been in schools for several years, earlier-generation solutions have not been robust enough to keep pace with growing mobility requirements. Even social media channels have become learning tools for the creative classroom.

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The Process of Change

A Principal's Reflections

Through my work I have seen in person, and through social media, some amazing examples of what education can and should be. It all comes down to leadership and the will to improve in order to create a better learning culture for all students.

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Forging Ahead With Change

A Principal's Reflections

My school is a shell of what it once was when one looks at how far we have come in terms of effectively integrating technology, re-envisioning learning spaces, and providing a foundation for a more relevant and meaningful learning experience for all of our students.

The Hottest Posts of 2015 - Holiday Reading

The Innovative Educator

The top post of the year is something I feel strongly about teachers remembering and that is that when it comes to learning, we are not the most important factor. Overall the most popular posts were those relating to research, bring your own device, and harnessing the power of social media in general and Twitter in particular. I'm excited that as shared in #20 my district is among those embracing BYOD.

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