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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Debunking 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom


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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So, you’re interested in supporting bring your own device (BYOD) where you work Congratulations! Learning Community Join a vibrant connected educators learning community for those interested in discovering what it means when we empower students to BYOD that meets all year long in a variety of platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Google). Guide Mobile Devices for Learning: What You Need to Know Getting kids engaged with learning, focused on working smarter, and ready for the future.


Mobile learning: The good and the bad


Everywhere we go, here and there, people always seem to have a mobile device in their hands, be it a smartphone or a tablet. It’s almost a sin not to own a mobile device. Our mobile devices are online 24/7. Mobile learning of course. Mobile learning is now a movement and it’s not just about picking up a tablet and off you go. Mobile learning is about transforming how everyone can access shared knowledge and resources.

Mapping mobile learning

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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. We see this happening on a global scale through increasing mobile phone subscriptions.

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


Is the Technology on Your School or in your School Image Credit: Greg Kulowiec Greg Kulowiec , in his talks on iPads and other mobile devices, is fond of asking “Is your technology on your classroom or in your classroom?” Mobile devices are just that, mobile!

Video communication apps and mobile learning

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One of the great things about mobile devices such as tablets, iPads and phones is that most modern devices have good quality cameras and microphones built in. Mailvu also provides mobile apps for iOS, Android an Blackberry.

Vernier app offers hands-on learning about thermal energy

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Vernier Software & Technology developed a new free app to allow students to study thermal energy concepts by analyzing images and video captured with the FLIR ONE Thermal Camera for iOS.

Why School Boards Should Want to Get Devices Into the Hands of Students

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For years, school boards have worked to put learning devices into the hands of students, whether through carts, one-to-one or BYOD initiatives. Another less-discussed benefit of educational devices and software is that you put the possibility of self-education into the hands of students.


Personal devices in higher education

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Where do students plug their laptops and mobile phones into when they need to recharge their batteries? A number of other effective alternatives are possible when each student owns a mobile, personal learning device to accommodate their individual needs.

3 people & 3 ideas for using Twitter to share, discover, & connect with students

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You can use Twitter right on your phone without downloading any software and even with just one teacher cell phone per class, contributions can be made and modeled anywhere, anytime. BYOD / BYOT Cell phones in Education social media in education Twitter in Education

EdTech Acronyms Explained


BYOD – Bring Your Own Device. LMS – Learning Management System (software that runs and manages educational programs). MLD – Mobile Learning Devices. MLearning – Mobile Learning. OSS – Open Source Software (programs online that are free to use).

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Impero Education Pro, SMART partner on classroom management

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Impero’s Education Pro remote management and monitoring software is an enhanced classroom management offering that also includes remote management tools for school technical staff. Curriculum Mobile and Handheld Technologies News Top News

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. The collaboration will provide printing solutions for G Suite and Chromebook users. [Do Do you have an innovative edtech product?


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. This parallels robust and well designed infrastructure – make sure learning spaces are able to handle the introduction of mobile devices.

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

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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.

And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.


First, mobile learning. Sure, there were lots of devices released in 2014 and the years before, but 2015 was the mobile age. And learning platforms are starting to get mobile developers to publish mobile apps and have them updated on a regular basis. 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 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.

Lessons from a Decade of 1:1: a Crowd-Sourced Interview


Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation in Indiana offers BYOD as an option to accompany 1:1. A student from Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation enjoys the mobility of his device. WHERE DOES BYOD FIT INTO YOUR PROGRAM? We allow BYOD to supplement that.”


New Vernier Thermal Analysis® Plus for FLIR ONE® App Launched to Help Students Study Thermal Energy Concepts


BEAVERTON, Oregon, May 8, 2018 — The new Vernier Thermal Analysis Plus for FLIR ONE app from Vernier Software & Technology allows students to use the latest versions of FLIR ONE cameras—the FLIR ONE Pro Thermal Camera and FLIR ONE Gen 3 Thermal Camera—as they study thermal energy concepts.

The ed tech trends on the cusp of mainstream

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This year, BYOD and makerspaces have their stars on the rise—they could be in 20 percent of classrooms by year’s end. And over the next few years, 3D printing, adaptive software, and even wearable technologies in schools could do the same, according to an advanced preview of this year’s K-12 Horizon Report , an annual trendsetting look at the current state of technology and learning produced by the New Media Consortium. First preview of K-12 Horizon Report notes big ed tech shifts.

Putting Technology At The Center Of Learning

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Schools generally have ICT labs, and possibly a mobile trolley of laptops. The internet isn’t working sir’; ‘that site is blocked sir’; ‘my password isn’t working’; ‘That software won’t work sir – it says I haven’t got the latest version of …. ’.

12 districts honored for their innovative digital curriculum transition strategies

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With so many types of mobile devices integrated into a student’s learning process, schools need a WiFi network that can handle a high density of devices with speed and reliability.

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.



Accessible from any computer, tablet, or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1:1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives. HOVERCAM, HOVERCAM PILOT DIGITAL PODIUM The HoverCam Pilot is the world’s first fully-integrated, mobile, digital podium.

Tuesday Webinar - Practical Learning Research for the Math Classroom

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Mathtoons Media creates apps and software that leverage mobile devices and help students practice the foundational skills necessary for academic success.


The Promise and Perils of Technology in Education

Reading By Example

Schleicher agrees with a retiring principal in Australia who stated that mobile technology should not be in classrooms because it is a distraction. The teacher and special education aide use the voice dictation software on an iPad and allow her to speak her words.

The Promise and Perils of Technology in Education

Reading By Example

Schleicher agrees with a retiring principal in Australia who stated that mobile technology should not be in classrooms because it is a distraction. The teacher and special education aide use the voice dictation software on an iPad and allow her to speak her words.

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

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

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.

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Thursday Webinar - Practical Learning Research for the Math Classroom

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Special Note: you’re also encouraged to take part in the live learning analytics portion of the presentation by downloading their Practi mobile app before the webinar: Apple at [link] or Android at [link].


What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years


Access to mobile technology especially has helped students feel comfortable in the role of digital creator. Many school leaders believe that by using technology and adaptive software to allow students to move at different paces, they are offering “personalized learning.”

25 Reading Sites and Apps

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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.



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. They also liked its teacher dashboard and software interfaces.

It’s About the Learning, Not the Technology … Until It Breaks

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For example, in a 1:1 computing program, one of the common baseline positions for a deployment has been that individual users not be able to install new software or update existing software. While this remains true in some instances, increasingly on modern mobile platforms, the core operating systems are doing a better job isolating individual applications from each other, thereby reducing or eliminating the software conflicts that were so common on earlier platforms.