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Lack of school funding is driving the need for alternatives in providing today's students with access to technology in order to equip them with skills for a 21st Century world. Bring Your Own Device--or Technology--are programs being utilized by schools and districts across the United States to create successful digital citizens.
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A Teacher's BYOT Handbook: 10 Checklists For Creating Your Plan

A Teacher's BYOT Handbook: 10 Checklists For Creating Your Plan | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
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Should Schools Embrace “Bring Your Own Device”? | NEA Today

Should Schools Embrace “Bring Your Own Device”? | NEA Today | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
By Emma Chadband Ushering classrooms into the 21st century is an expensive undertaking, but painful budget cuts have made purchasing tablet computers, iPod
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Both sides of the issue.

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BYOD: Mobile devices belong in the classroom | Pivot Points | School Library Journal

BYOD: Mobile devices belong in the classroom | Pivot Points | School Library Journal | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
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Short and sweet.

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Home - Big6

Home - Big6 | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
Big6 is a six-stage model to help anyone solve problems or make decisions by using information. Some call it information literacy, information communication, or ICT skills, or a process, but we call it the Big6.
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Mike Eisenberg blogs about BYOT news.

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The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have - Edudemic

The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have - Edudemic | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
In order to implement modern technology in your classroom, you better know about the important skills modern teachers must have in order to succeed.
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Not just on BYOD but a tech theme. Good advice for teachers.

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Mobile Learning Support for New Teachers

Mobile Learning Support for New Teachers | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
The mobile learning revolution is alive and growing in popularity every day. When schools move toward mobile learning in the classroom, they can take advantage of electronic devices such as tablets a
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The Norwegian video mentioned the fact that the lack of teacher professional development in using "gadgets" creates a barrier when trying to use mobile devices for learning. Hopefully this will help.

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A Beginner's Guide To Mobile Learning

A Beginner's Guide To Mobile Learning | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
A Beginner's Guide To Mobile Learning
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I've added this article mainly because I loved the website. There is a lot of great information on all aspects of technology in education. It will take some time to get through it all. Get your coffee and have a seat.

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Pros and Cons of BYOD and School Supplied Mobile Devices -- Campus Technology

Pros and Cons of BYOD and School Supplied Mobile Devices -- Campus Technology | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
Educational technology experts discuss the pros and cons of BYOD vs. school-supplied mobile devices on college campuses.
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Great overview if you're thinking about it. Just Do It!

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Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: Finally! Research-based proof that students use cell phones for LEARNING

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: Finally! Research-based proof that students use cell phones for LEARNING | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
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Lisa Nielsen is an advocate for technology in education and BYOD.

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Oak Hills Portfolio » BYOD

Oak Hills Portfolio » BYOD | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
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How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different

How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
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BYOD | EDUCAUSE.edu

BYOD | EDUCAUSE.edu | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
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BYOD from a higher Education perspective.

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The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
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I can't emphasize enough that if teachers are going to keep up with their students and keep them engaged they will need to keep up with technology. No excuses. Thank you Med Kharback. I will be following you from now on and I encourage others to do so as well.

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We have a BYOD program, but now what? [guest post] | Dangerously Irrelevant

We have a BYOD program, but now what? [guest post] | Dangerously Irrelevant | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
Our students deserve a 21st century education. I’ve heard this often during my career, and while I can sometimes name the 4 Cs, I’m
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Tech-savvy teaching: BYOD

Tech-savvy teaching: BYOD | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
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Some Schools Urge Students to Bring Their Own Technology

Some Schools Urge Students to Bring Their Own Technology | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
In a growing trend, school districts pressed for money are allowing students to bring their phones, laptop computers or tablets to be used in the classroom.
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What Students And Parents Think About Mobile Technology - Edudemic

What Students And Parents Think About Mobile Technology - Edudemic | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
It's hard to gauge how students and parents feel about any one topic. When it comes to the influx of mobile technology, the question is even harder.
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Quick info graphics.

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New Guide! Mobile Devices for Learning: What You Need to Know

New Guide! Mobile Devices for Learning: What You Need to Know | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
Learn how cellphones, e-book readers, and tablets are getting kids engaged with learning, focused on working smarter, and ready for the future.
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I would register for the "Mobile Devices for Learning" PDF if you're interested in electronic devices in the classroom. It's worth it. Edutopia is a reliable source for technology in education updates.

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The Future Starts Now - 2012 edition

The Norwegian Centre for ICT in Education (www.iktsenteret.no), The purpose of the Norwegian Centre for ICT in Education is to contribute to the realization ...
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This is pretty convincing. Sounds like the Norwegians have similar educational issues. 

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Should mobile phones be banned in schools?

Should mobile phones be banned in schools? | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
A headteacher says pupil behaviour is better and bullying is down since he barred mobiles in his school. So should others follow suit? Teachers argue for and against
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This article is from the United Kingdom. The comments at the end are much more entertaining and informative than the article. I kept hearing Pink Floyd's "The Wall" while I read. What happened to good old fashioned classroom management and asking kids to put their phones away until it's time to work with them in an engaging activity and then actually walk around observing while students work.

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Smartphones: Teaching Tool or Brain Candy? -- Campus Technology

Smartphones: Teaching Tool or Brain Candy? -- Campus Technology | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
As smartphones become ubiquitous, educators debate how to take advantage of their unique strengths for learning while minimizing their disruptive influence.
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Technology Services / BYOD: Is your district ready for it?

Technology Services / BYOD: Is your district ready for it? | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
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A compilation of many resources on BYOD from NorthEast Washington Educational Service District 101.

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How to Begin Integrating Devices in the Classroom - The Tech Classroom

This site is designed for English Language Arts teachers at the middle and high school levels. The content of this site is geared toward bringing 21st Century Learning Skills into the English classroom.
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Symbaloo

Symbaloo | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
I really like Symbaloo! A place where you can organize and share your favorite websites. How do you like Symbaloo?
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I'm always finding something new in my searches. I thought this was a helpful organizational site for teachers looking for app ideas that will fit into their lesson plans.

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Education Week: Making BYOD Work in Schools

Education Week: Making BYOD Work in Schools | BYOD or BYOT for educators, students, and parents | Scoop.it
During this chat, our guests discussed their experiences implementing BYOD (bring-your-own-device) policies in schools, addressed BYOD's advantages and challenges, and walked through ways to ensure that the strategy does not put some students at a...
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If you're willing to go through the chat dialogue you're going to find useful information about BYOD programs from people on the front lines that is very current.

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