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. Using Microsoft OneNote to Support ELL Students (B316). Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 #NOTATISTE byod edtech ISTE ISTE 2017

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Microsoft to Use TV White Space to Put Wi-Fi on Rural School Buses

EdTech Magazine

Microsoft to Use TV White Space to Put Wi-Fi on Rural School Buses. Microsoft wants to outfit school buses in Hillman, Mich., Microsoft Pairs with ISP for Experiment to Outfit Buses with Wi-Fi. What makes Microsoft’s bus Wi-Fi experiment different? According to Microsoft’s FCC proposal , the use will be confined to specific white space channels to limit interference, and the connection will only remain when the bus is within authorized boundaries.

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Brunei Gets its First Microsoft Showcase School

Daily Edventures

When Chung Hwa Middle School was named Brunei’s first Microsoft Showcase School last year, no one was more thrilled than Principal Kho Guik Lan. As a Microsoft Showcase School leader, Kho is very serious about her role in transforming education throughout the country. One recent workshop titled, “ Microsoft OneNote: The Classroom Experience ,” was put on by the school and attended by area private school teachers. “I

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.

4 Take Aways from ATLIS 2017

Indiana Jen

For example, Margie Llines and Rurik Nackerud tackled Equity in BYOD. This is especially concerning when a school has a mandated BYOD program. I returned from ATLIS 2017 last Wednesday invigorated and, to be honest, a little exhausted.

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


You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

#Flipclass Workflow

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Curriculet is also available as an app in Edmodo , but since many of my students have smartphones as part of my district''s BYOD initiative and Edmodo apps are only accessible on computers and iPads, I do not utilize the Edmodo app version of Curriculet at this time.

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Before You Buy That Laptop For Everyone…

The Principal of Change

For example, you would not have to purchase something like Microsoft Office for computers if a minimum requirement was that it had word processing capabilities. Uncategorized 1 to 1 programs bring your own device BYOD personalized learning personalized learning solutions for educators

Let the kids tweet.

Inquire and Inspire

danna boyd (she spells her name with no capitals), a Principal Researcher at Microsoft, argues in her book It’s Complicated that teens are restricted as to where they can go and what they can do. Mobile devices are the latest tools visible in virtually any school in Ontario.

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.

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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 Easy ways to make e-learning fun


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. And it’s not just students who can BYOD, but teachers as well. E-learning, for some, can be boring if they just stick to the “rules”.

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Week #2- Artistry & Collaboration

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Seniors vs Freshmen "Bouquet of Sunflowers" by Claude Monet Oil on Canvas, 1881 "Flower"by Katherine Baker, Microsoft Paint, 2012 With the freshmen, I start the year off working with Narrative Terms and showing how an author can add artistry to writing. Week 2 Break Down: 1.

NEO says hello!


We also want to delve a little deeper into the realms of educational technology such as BYOD classrooms, instructional design and flipped classrooms. The CEO and Founder of CYPHER LEARNIG is Graham Glass, a social entrepreneur, e-learning guru, author and teacher, so expect some blog posts from him discussing everything from classroom BYOD to teacher-student technology gaps. I'm also a Microsoft Education Ambassador and an advocate for education.

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Dell releases network appliance to provide Virtual Windows Desktops to Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

With this appliance, users can run Microsoft Windows Applications or a full Windows desktop through the Chromebooks browser. Related: BYOD and Web Based Apps, Hosted Apps Why Schools Should Go with GAFE and Chromebooks What can you do on a Chromebook? Chromebooks are amazing devices that are great for education. While they can do a lot , there are the occasional times when a user will need access to a Windows only application.

And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.


More and more companies are working to introduce AR (augmented reality) devices for mass consumption, and Microsoft’s HoloLens is becoming a hot topic because of its endless possibilities for learning - from virtual surgeries for medicine students, to virtual buildings for architects. BYOD BYOD was already partially implemented in some schools these past few years, but 2016 will see more and more schools playing catch with the implementation.

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“The biggest challenge is parents believing in the school’s vision of digital transformation.” – Paramjeet Kaur Dhillon, India

Daily Edventures

Regular meetings had been held with the parents regarding digital transformation in the school,” shares Dhillon, a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert and Trainer. Still, after long hours of discussion and deliberations, the school adopted the policy of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).

Active Reading Strategies Using the DocHub Chrome App – from Beth Holland


However, until recently, it has been a bit cumbersome to highlight, add notes, and draw on documents – particularly in a BYOD environment with Macbooks, Windows laptops, and Chromebooks. This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers.

“We must create a learning environment where students use technology ubiquitously to solve real-world problems that link to communities locally and globally.” – Simon Harper, Australia

Daily Edventures

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is much more than just putting devices in the hands of our students and expecting them to know how to be 21st century learners,” says MIE Expert Simon Harper. “We Killara BYOD Learning Hub. The Killara Tech Ninjas blog is part of our BYOD learning hub.


Transforming the classroom with augmented learning


The Microsoft HoloLens and Google Glass, for example, are both wearable AR devices which work by projecting a set of images, video and sound output while the user wears a device on his/her head. AR learning can also be used in applications such as motion tracking, giving learners the ability to virtually touch and handle holograms as with the case of Microsoft HoloLens. Both Google Glass and Microsoft HoloLens can be used in the classroom.

ClassLink Announces OneSync, Next-Generation Account Provisioning


OneSync serves as a hub that connects any number of data sources—including student information, finance, HR, and OneRoster® databases—to one or multiple directories, including Microsoft Active Directory, Azure/O365, and Google.

3 Things for School Leaders to Consider During the Transition to Distance Learning


Create a newsletter through a tool like Smore , Microsoft Sway , etc. She is ecstatic to lead the work as we transition into 21st century classrooms through blended learning opportunities, BYOD, professional learning for instructional technology and digitally connected classrooms.


Confessions of a Digital Leader: Migrating Back to A Digital Life

While these are all google-centric skills, I also cannot wait to show teachers how they can utilize Office 365, Microsoft Sway and Mix to create digital stories and blended lessons or OneNote for our Surface Pro 3 users to create the world in real time.


Confessions of A Digital Leader: 6 Things I Learned While Implementing Digital Learning

You can live in harmony with both Google and Microsoft. I’m currently toying with creating google slides, exporting them to ppt and using Microsoft Mix to create videos which works great. Google Apps Aren’t Really “Free” .

5 Digital Tools (& tips) to Help New School Leaders – Guest Post From Courtney Pepe


When you land your first administrative job, you may be in a school with iPads, Chromebooks, or BYOD. This guest post from Courtney Pepe ( @iPadQueen2012 ) first appeared on Daily Genius.

Receive Files into Your Google Drive, Dropbox, or OneDrive

Learning in Hand

Now you can also choose to have your files sent to Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive. Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive offer significantly more storage for free than Dropbox, so this is a very welcome addition. Drop It To Me at

What’s New: New Tools for Schools


The end-to-end network edge solution provides schools with an extra layer of security to keep student information safe, easier management of IoT devices and high-performance connectivity to support BYOD, 1-1 computing and emerging styles of learning.

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BARCO WICS-2100 ( WWW.BARCO.COM ) wePresent’s WiCS-2100 is a simple to use wireless presentation collaboration solution that allows presentation, interaction, and collaboration between users with any BYOD device.

Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom


There I was paired up in a session with Ross Smith , Director of Engineering at Microsoft’s Skype. I decided to make student voice part of my life’s work in 2013, at the start of my 6th year teaching Sophomore English.

Changing math mindsets – Katja Borregaard, Denmark

Daily Edventures

Borregaard is a Microsoft Surface Expert who is more than happy to share what she learns through blogs , tutorials and Twitter. I’m super fortunate that we have had BYOD from 4 th grade, which makes it easy to use ICT on a daily basis.


Being ‘The Guide on the Side’ is not Enough. Become The COO.


In the last five years of being the COO of the classroom, my students have remodeled their entire classroom , completed yearlong passion projects , turned a profit running real businesses , and worked with companies like Slack, Google, Microsoft, and Skype.

“My main goal is that I want to make myself unnecessary. I want them to stand on their own.” – Jan-Martin Klinge, Germany

Daily Edventures

Maybe BYOD is the solution to that. Favorite Microsoft product, tool, technology: Since first edition. Jan-Martin Klinge’s favorite quote is, “Far from finished.” We find this appropriate, as this math and physics teacher is just getting started.




I’ve been lucky where my kids have partnered with Google, Microsoft, Skype, Slack, and many other national and local businesses and experts. In my Google Drive I have a folder called Top Secret. There are only two documents in that folder. The first is a Doc called HaHa!


“I am excited for the day when high schools look more like K-2nd grade, where it is difficult to determine if they are learning English, or Math and Science, or character development, or skill development.” – Ian Fogarty, Canada

Daily Edventures

His innovative Xenotransplant project, presented at Microsoft in Education’s Cape Town Global Forum a few years ago, combined the science of viruses, HIV-AIDS and organ transplant with economics, political science, cultural studies, graphic and media studies and ethics.

The foresight saga

Learning with 'e's

Dave Coplin, chief envisioning office at Microsoft (every company should have one) was even safer in his predictions, suggesting that 2013 will be about mobiles, data and trust. He reckons that many companies will move away from BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) to CYOD (Choose Your.