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. tools such as Poll Everywhere and Celly. We began using ClassLink late in the spring, but are extremely excited about the promise that this solution holds to enhance the teaching and learning culture of our school through BYOD.

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Distraction 2 Reaction: BYOT (BYOD) Success!

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Educational Uses of BYOT Poll Everywhere - Free. 1:1 BYOD BYOT tcea TCEA2012 Notes from TCEA 2012 Presentation by Eanes ISD Tech Group and Carl Hooker, Director of Instructional Technology, Eanes ISD Presentation posted at: edtech.eanesisd.net/tcea Research Behind BYOT 2011 Horizon Report K12 Edition - Published every year. Compilation of research by respected educational technologists across the nation.

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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. Draw it, Fill in the Blanks, Polling, Exit Slip Quiz, and Open Ended questions can be asked. Poll Everywhere Poll Everywhere is a great option for the BYOD environment.

The Seeds of Innovation

A Principal's Reflections

Lastly, I used Poll Everywhere in my senior seminar the next day and it was a big hit. BYOD BYOT educational leadership educational technology mobile learning devices The following is a guest blog post by Dr. Franklin Turner who recently visited my school. 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.

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. Draw it, Fill in the Blanks, Polling, Exit Slip Quiz, and Open Ended questions can be asked. Poll Everywhere Poll Everywhere is a great option for the BYOD environment.

Teaching Gen Text authors explain why cell phones should go to school

The Innovative Educator

You can read the entire piece at BYOD Goes to School, Here is what we said during our interview with the author of the article. Apps that Webb has used include Celly , which allows teachers to text students while not revealing phone numbers, and Poll Everywhere , which helps teachers conduct polls through text messages. BYOD / BYOT Cell phones in Education

How to Use Technology in Your Faculty Meetings

Gaggle Speaks

Here’s how: Incorporate BYOD. Poll the faculty with SMS. Instead of the traditional “raise your hand if you agree,” poll teachers through text messages. In addition to spicing things up a bit, text message polls using a tool like Poll Everywhere will make it easier to keep track of votes rather than counting the hands in the air.

Embracing Formative Assessments This School Year

The Web20Classroom

Now, as 1:1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) are taking over our schools, it's becoming even easier to formatively assess what our students know and for our students to leave feedback as to what they need because of this ready access to technology. So you don't even have to be a 1:1 classroom or BYOD. Poll Everywhere - This is another one of my favorites, simply because of the variety of uses and methods of submitting responses.

Be Present

A Principal's Reflections

A pedagogically sound BYOD lesson in English where an equitable environment was created using both student and school-owned technology. A Math teacher using Poll Everywhere in AP Statistics to check for understanding. Picture from recent walk: BYOD and equity (student + school owned tech) I think you get the point. There is no better way to get the pulse of a school as a leader than to be in classrooms.

Forging Ahead With Change

A Principal's Reflections

One of our most successful initiatives has been the establishment of a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program mentioned briefly above where we are harnessing the power of student-owned devices to increase engagement. Teachers have the students text in their answers on their cell phones using web programs such as Poll Everywhere, conduct research on the Internet, take notes using Evernote, or organize their assignments.

5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices

Edsurge

Here are 5 ways to get to curate that practice by making your class a BYOD zone. Websites such as Poll Everywhere allow teachers to pose questions to students during presentations, demonstrations or lectures and students can respond with immediate responses displayed on a projector. To ban or not to ban, that is always the question when it comes to personal devices in the classroom.

Summer 2017 Learning Series-Embracing Formative Assessment

The Web20Classroom

Now, as 1:1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) are taking over our schools, it's becoming even easier to formatively assess what our students know and for our students to leave feedback as to what they need because of this ready access to technology. So you don't even have to be a 1:1 classroom or BYOD. Poll Everywhere - This is another one of my favorites, simply because of the variety of uses and methods of submitting responses.