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. Featured Mobile Learning Social Media Technology BYOD classroom Brilliant or Insane. Moving to a Bring Your Own Device school or classroom is a major transition.

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Apps and Social Media in the Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

In support of the school’s BYOD initiative, Mrs. Chellani has recently discovered and integrated a new app called Socrative , a free, online polling tool. Students in Mr. Devereaux''s AP Biology class are creating social media accounts for the immune system. apps New Milford High School Social Media It is springtime at New Milford High School and new ideas are flourishing.

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Social Media & Collaborative Relationships #EdTechBridge

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

What role does social media have in developing collaborative relationships? My first answer is that social media provides the venue for people to get connected. Thinking about other social media tools, Facebook is primarily where I connect with family and local educators, but little collaboration takes place. edtechbridge pinterest social media twitter VoxerThis week #EdTechBridge via a #slowchat on Twitter is discussing.

How to craft useful, student-centered social media policies

eSchool News

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

BYOD and the Paperless Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

NMHS teachers are also beginning to to integrate social media tools that are blocked and banned in the majority of schools across the country. Students complete assignments whether it’s homework, class work, projects and tests all online using various websites, such as, Edmodo, Tumblr and Instagram on their BYOD devices. BYOD educational technology New Milford High School Social Media Vikki Smith

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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. Social Media for the Library (B311). Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 #NOTATISTE byod edtech ISTE ISTE 2017

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Is your classroom ready for BYOD?

Neo LMS

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) classroom setups are very common nowadays, but there are a few aspects to consider before implementing them. I tried to BYOD when I was in college and the reactions of my teachers were mixed – some were totally open to it, while others were a bit cautious. I already know some students who want to BYOD because they find it very convenient. School readiness Of course, even if schools want to BYOD, are they really ready for BYOD?

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How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

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. More and more schools adopt BYOD policies and allow students to bring their own mobile phones, tablets, eBooks, and other devices in the classroom, and use them as tools to enhance learning. But failure BYOD stories exist as well, and they rarely hit the headlines as often. But this shouldn’t stop schools from giving BYOD at least a chance.

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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. Adopting BYOD in schools seems like a win-win situation. But as with all things belonging to the real world, that one Murphy’s law that says “anything that can go wrong, will go wrong” applies to BYOD as well.

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How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

Are You Leading with Fear? #BYOD

The Mobile Native

There are major concerns regarding social media and the fear of allowing students to use their cell phones for educational purposes. As an educator and parent, I have come to the realization that, like it or not, social media and mobile learning devices are going to be an integral part of our children’s lives. BYOD BYOT Remind101

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A Wake Up Call For School Leaders

A Principal's Reflections

Thus, the use of social media in schools by educators continues to be an uphill battle. Image credit: [link] For those educators and schools that are either resistant to or unsure about using social media, I challenge you to move from a fixed to a growth mindset to create schools that work better for kids and establish relevance as a leader in your district, school, or classroom. 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. Below I have listed 10 pros and cons of BYOD: PROS: 1) The devices are excellent learning tools which bring a lot to the classroom. 9) Work can be shared easily with classmates, parents and on social media; this gives children an audience. 5) BYOD leads to more copying and pasting. Do you have a BYOD scheme?

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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. Nearly half of principals identify teachers who are not trained in how to use mobile devices for instruction as the number one barrier. Teachers cite student distraction as their top concern of mobile use in the classroom.

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One Word: Vocab in Context Mystery

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

The understanding of the meaning of this one three letter word has sparked a journey of discovery spanning across various states and social media. This has be such an engaging and fun use of modern social media to solve an ancient mystery. Odyssey social learning social mediaEarlier this week, I was asked on Voxer by California colleague Beth Oing if I knew what "oam" means in Book IV of Samuel Butler's translation of The Odyssey.

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Happy Telemachus Appreciation Day!

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

and shared pictures of the us wearing the shirts via social media, declaring themselves "Stensonites." I LOVE it when students are just as nerdy as I am. Last year reading Homer''s Odyssey and watching the 1997 made-for-TV movie starring Armand Assante , a trio of students were so intrigued (read: obssessed ) with Odysseus'' son Telemachus, that they tracked down the actor, Alan Stenson, who played him in the film, created fan club t-shirts (including one for me!),

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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. His main fear was a concern that students would be constantly off task texting or checking their social media accounts. Today’s students text or communicate via social media. Well, now kids check their social media accounts or use apps to engage themselves.

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

The Innovative Educator

BYOD / BYOT Cell phones in Education social media in education Twitter in Education Twitter ( www.Twitter.com ) is a great tool for sharing, discovering, and connecting with others who care about the same ideas and information. 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.

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. Educational technology : I noted stories about MOOCs growing, social media, 3d printing stretching across the curriculum, brainstorming about VR and automation. Last week I led a new Future Trends Forum with a twist. Instead of having a guest for conversation, we focused on fresh results from my ongoing FTTE research.

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Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Edcamps, One-to-One initiatives, Flipped Class, BYOD and connected collaboration were all topics discussed and vetted long before they were even recognized in the brick and mortar world of education. Social media for professional relationships has added a whole new level to any antiquated model of educational conferencing.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

#ISTE2014 Use Twitter & Voxer when Travel Plans Go Awry

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Modern communication systems and social media provided transparency to our travels, reassuring a nervous mother that her daughter was in good hands as we left Atlantic City to catch a flight out of Philly. ISTE2014 BYOD edtech twitter Voxer

Edcanvas: The Art of Curating

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

With multiple options for sharing via social media and QR codes and embedding in Edmodo and created webpages, Edcanvas is ideal for sharing with other educators and students in 1:1 and BYOD classrooms. edtech #ELAFlip #flipclass BYOD Edcanvas edmodo paperless QR codes One of my favorite tools for curating resources is Edcanvas.

I See Brilliant People – #ISTE2016 #iplza16

Kyle Pace

If you go to ISTE as part of a team from your school or district, it’s really easy to do the “divide and conquer” thing to get a wide variety of learning experiences whether that be the poster sessions (which were awesome this year), the BYOD workshops, the concurrent sessions, and even in the exhibit hall. Connected Educator EdTech Education Leadership ProfessionalDevelopment Social Media

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Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Edcamps, One-to-One initiatives, Flipped Class, BYOD and connected collaboration were all topics discussed and vetted long before they were even recognized in the brick and mortar world of education. Social media for professional relationships has added a whole new level to any antiquated model of educational conferencing.

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On Aer

Learning with 'e's

We sat outside in the early spring sunshine of Portlaiose and discussed blogging, social media, the state of education, ideal schools of the future, innovation and technology, and a whole host of related topics. I emphasised the importance of blogging as a means of teacher professional development and best uses of technology in education (social media, interactive whiteboards, VLEs, videoconferencing, iPads), and we discussed choice and adoption of new technologies in education.

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

My Island View

It was considered a social media application for professionals. Edcamps, One-to-One initiatives, Flipped Class, BYOD and connected collaboration were all topics discussed and vetted long before they were even recognized in the brick and mortar world of education. Social media for professional relationships has added a whole new level to any antiquated model of educational conferencing.

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Digital Citizenship & Data Collection

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Students tracking their digital footprint could make for a horrifying or surprising project and very relevant in this world where social media puts one''s actions on full display. In thinking about Wordle for analyzing texts , students could complete similar steps for social network aggregation and create a word cloud of their Twitter tweets and blog posts by using Tagxedo or copy/pasting FaceBook status updates into Wordle.

Game changers in the Training Zone

Learning with 'e's

Using your own personal devices to access learning, access peer groups, access social networking, access the ability to create and share content, anywhere and everywhere. Xbox 360 Kinect development CTOD Learning Technologies Conference social media Las Vegas training BYOD social networking Training Zone citizen journalism learning mobile learning podcast CES

Teaching (Digital) Literacy: Driving Students to the Intersection of Reading, Writing, & Discussion

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

teens report reading a book, magazine or newspaper daily for pleasure, while more than 80 percent say they use social media every day." Furthermore, “Compared with previous generations, teens in the 2010s spent more time online and less time with traditional media, such as books, magazines and television,” said lead author Jean M.

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I See Brilliant People – #ISTE2016 #iplza16

Kyle Pace

If you go to ISTE as part of a team from your school or district, it’s really easy to do the “divide and conquer” thing to get a wide variety of learning experiences whether that be the poster sessions (which were awesome this year), the BYOD workshops, the concurrent sessions, and even in the exhibit hall. Connected Educator EdTech Education Leadership ProfessionalDevelopment Social Media

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You Don't Have to Marry It!

The Daring Librarian

We''re not a 1:1 or total BYOD school. How about Social Media? Twitter Flickr Vine YouTube Blogger Edublogs Instagram LinkedIn Facebook SnapChat There''s a LOT of Social Media outlets that are out there - which ones should you join? If you''re a long time reader or follower then you may know that Twitter and Scoopit are my preferred social media tools, that I broke up with Facebook years ago , and that I''m committed to this blog -what''s your outlet of choice?

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How to Decode a Tweet

EdTechSandyK

For example "Really enjoyed the story on BYOD. digital literacy social media social networking twitter When you first start using Twitter, one of the things you have to figure out is how to decode Tweets. What does each part represent? What does it mean when a word starts with a #? Below is a Tweet as it might be displayed on the Twitter website when viewed on a computer. Note that not all Tweets might include all of these exact attributes.

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. Principal Sheninger obviously sees that social media and students bringing in their own technology are great educational tools. His research focuses on the effective usage of social media, texting and other digital technologies with enhancing instruction and learning.

Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). By using Google Drive or Archive.org , media can be made available for students to download offline, when they may be without a WiFi connection as well as for those students with limited data plans. Such media can be submitted to an e-portfolio or blog (e.g. Most social media technologies (SMT) are designed to work with the smartphone as well as with desktop browsers.

Remind-- Class Announcements & Benedictions

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I can do the same thing on Twitter or Instagram, but I want the messages to go to my students (and whoever else wants to follow) without having all the other issues with social media. Remind has been a very useful tool for keeping my parents and students up to date on class announcements. The one-direction text messaging makes it easy for me to blast out class room changes, reminders to study, or general messages.

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Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

it states that technology supports learning in multiple ways including, as an information vehicle for exploring knowledge to support learning by constructing, as tools to support knowledge construction, as a social medium to support learning by conversing, and as an intellectual partner to support learning by reflecting (Jonassen, 2000). In my current school, HPA, we have a program called Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) where the students are responsible for bringing a device to school.

The principalship: 6 ways smartphones have changed the landscape

The Innovative Educator

As the demands continue to increase due to the CCSS, standardized exams, and new teacher evaluation systems, perhaps the greatest “game changer” for Principals is the high level of accessibility and connectedness that is now possible due to technology and social media. BYOD / BYOT Cell phones in Education Leadership Guest post by John Falino.