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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5 practical tips for BYOD equity

Neo LMS

This category is quite big and it constantly grows, but there are devices that are pretty common these days and everybody can have access to them easily — devices like smartphones and tablets. Schools don’t have to invest significant amounts of their funds in buying smartphones and tablets.

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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. Parent concerns about BYOD in schools.

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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. Now I’ll move on to the next BYOD concerns: Top 10 BYOD concerns [Part 2]: 6.

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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. How do you manage your BYOD program if you have one at your school?

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Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). Mobile technologies have changed over the years: from the early PDAs, Blackberrys and feature phones with texting capability and cameras, to tablets and eReaders to the ubiquitous smartphones of today.

Will giving greater student access to smartphones improve learning?

The Hechinger Report

Students Adonis Scott (left), and Donavin Haugen (right) use their smartphones to sign up for an online review quiz. I have guidelines for cellphone and smartphone use, but it’s a constant struggle to keep kids engaged in lessons and off their phones.

Managing Student Devices in K-12

Kajeet

From tablets to laptops to smartphones, mobile devices have taken over education. Digital Learning Technology Insight 1 to 1 BYOD MDMAt the start of 2018, the U.S. market experienced a 10 percent year-over-year growth in mobile devices sold to K-12 schools, according to THE Journal.

Interested in #BYOD? Become a #ConnectedEducator! #CE13

The Innovative Educator

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). These are just some places you can go to get connected to other BYOD educators. CE13 #connectededucators 1:1 BYOD / BYOT

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The principalship: 6 ways smartphones have changed the landscape

The Innovative Educator

While many technological innovations have undoubtedly transformed the position in a relatively short period of time, perhaps there is none greater than the advent of the Smartphone. BYOD / BYOT Cell phones in Education Leadership Guest post by John Falino. Cross posted at ON PRINCIPAL As noted in the “ The Principalship: What’s Most Important? ” (Post: 9/13), the nature of the Principalship has changed dramatically in a very short period of time.

Textbooks optional: What unbundling and BYOD mean for learning technology

eSchool News

Today’s educators are looking to Chromebooks , smartphones and maker spaces to enhance their teaching. 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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5 Areas of Consideration for Developing a BYOD Policy for Your School or District

The 21st Century Principal

While there is some debate about whether a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Policy perpetuates inequities and the technology gap, school districts in times of tightening budgets and limited resources are looking for cost-effective ways to increase student access to technology. While BYOD should not be a substitution for adequately funding access to technology for all students, it is a means by which we do not have to ask students to unplug when their walk through our school building doors.

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10 engaging ways to use mobile devices in the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Adults and children are using smartphones, tablets, e-readers and more to interact with each other and the web every day. Ed Tech byod byot cell phones edtech educational technology mobile devices mobile learning samsungMobile devices are everywhere.

A Practical Way to Increase Access to Mobile Technology Regardless of Age

A Principal's Reflections

As I was conducting some learning walks with the admin team I noticed some kindergarten students in Deborah Weckerly’s class engaged in blended learning activities using smartphones. blended learning BYOD BYOT mobile learning mobile learning devices Wells Elementary School

What will the active learning classroom look like in the not-so-distant future?

IT Bill

These trends include mobile technologies (BYOD), improved wireless connectivity, and an increased demand for flexible learning spaces. Educational Techology - EdTech Emerging Technologies BYOD emerging technologies flexible learning spaces hci Innovation iPad learner engagement learning technologies mobile paradigm smartphone sustainability tablets

Get Smart by Texting w/ @Text_Engine

The Innovative Educator

This was great for students and families who didn't have access to smartphones. One by one as smartphones took the front seat, texting tools like those faded away, until now. BYOD / BYOT Cell phones in Education

Animoby: Animated Learning for Anybody

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

While Animoby works great on tablets, I wonder if a paired down version could be available for smartphones. Teaching in a BYOD district with most of the students using smartphones, having a screencasting tool for a smartphone would be an asset.

Edmodo Quizzes: Tips & Tricks

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

At this time, students can take quizzes on either computers, Chromebooks, or iPads, but they cannot take a quiz on a smartphone or other personal device. I''ve scored short answer responses while on my smartphone, iPad, Chromebook, home laptop, and school computer.

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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. BYOD BYOT educational leadership educational technology mobile learning devices

Making a Case for Mobile Learning

The Mobile Native

This type of learning could be with a netbook, iPad, iPod touch or even a smartphone. This coming year, our mobile learning initiative will consist of an iPad lab for K-2 students, iPads for special needs students, and smartphones for all students in grades 3 -5.

#Flipclass Workflow

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

The students read the text at home or in school on smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks, or computers, answering questions and quizzes embedded in the text to check their understanding. I needed a word processing option for students on smartphones and Google Drive fulfills the need.

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Create Short Animated Videos for Learning With the Tellagami App

EdTechSandyK

What I Like About Tellagami The app is free for both iOS and Android mobile devices, which makes it ideal for both 1:1 and BYOD learning environments. I created the Gami above on my Galaxy Note II Android smartphone.

Idioms, Not Idiots, for Promoting Speaking Skills

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Using OMM & BYOD for Recording Student Voices As an introductory activity for John Steinbeck''s novella, Of Mice and Men , students worked in groups to record a quick conversation using idioms (not idiots) from the 1930''s.

QR Codes for Imagery Writing

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Using BYOD, students will bring to class their personal device and use a QR code reader to access pictures on the web. assignments BYOD BYOT edtech image search literary devices narrative terms peer evaluation QR codes writing

#ISTE2014 Use Twitter & Voxer when Travel Plans Go Awry

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Using our smartphones, our group made a concerted effort to devise a new flight plan, all which would not have been accomplished had we not been able to use real-time communication. ISTE2014 BYOD edtech twitter Voxer

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. Once considered a distraction, smartphones are now being used by teachers to expand teaching options Lisa Nielsen, who blogs at The Innovative Educator and co-authored “ Teaching Generation Text ,” advocates for cellphone use in classrooms. BYOD / BYOT Cell phones in Education

Shaping Innovation

The Principal of Change

Leading a Learning Community Managing School Operations and Resources 1 to 1 programs BYOD in schools innovative teaching and learning marshal mcluhan the innovator's mindsetInnovation is not about the “stuff; it is about a way of thinking.

It is Not a Project to Get Students Talking: Two Tools

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

The chatroom or backchannel can be accessed on a computer, tablet, or smartphone, and puts students'' texting talents to work. Todaysmeet can be used during business meetings/presentations-- just imagine Mad Men (if they had computers or smartphones) backchanneling during a pitch!--

Power Up Your Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

If you were to go back in time and pinpoint when disruption began to take off, I would wager that it correlates with the proliferation of the smartphone. Had it not been for the smartphone their innovative apps might never have come to fruition or experienced immense scalability as they have.

Using Cell Phones and Other Devices In and Out of the Classroom

The Mobile Native

Join us on November 8th for our community''s next webinar to see how smartphones (mobile learning devices) were successfully integrated into the curriculum at St. Fifth grade teacher Scott Newcomb and Technology Coordinator Kyle Menchhofer will discuss many of the challenges that they faced in incorporating mobile learning devices within their daily instruction over the past five years, including a BYOD rollout the past two years. BYOD MLDs Mobile Learning Webinar

Quick Customizing of QR Codes

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Use a QR code scanner on a smartphone to test the code throughout the coloring process. BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edtech

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.

CSI: Salinas

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

The final project can be completed on paper, using word processing skills and completed using a student''s BYOD device. A student''s smartphone or tablet does not have to just be used for a special occasion in the classroom.

Capturing Classroom Videos

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Smartphone And while this isn''t a screencast, I used my android cellphone to record a quick video of students reviewing the site No Red Ink. Whether for information delivery or capturing the moment, video production in the classroom can be as easy as using a screencasting or smartphone app.

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6 Easy ways to make e-learning fun

Neo LMS

Smartphones and tablets in classrooms can be used to enhance collaboration between students. 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. Yeah, I’m all over this BYOD thing, especially for schools, because the mere fact that almost everyone owns a device and has access to internet already suffices for school BYOD.

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