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I was recently asked, "Why are you giving the teachers choice of a laptop? Why not just go all in with one device?" My answer, simply stated, is that homogenization of any tool is never a good idea i
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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in a Primary School
This year, Harrington St PS will be trialing a BYOD model for students. In 2012, the school had 2 Year 6 classes piloting the idea in term 4 and is now embarking on a full trial this year. The session will work through the process of making BYOD a reality in a school, including; the development of an implementation policy, research into BYOD, getting the hardware/Wi-Fi capability to handle the extra devices, student/staff user agreements + more.
This website hopes to provide schools and teachers with some resources that can be used to develop a successful BYOD or BYOT experience
BYOD continues to change the learning ecosystem, which includes administrators, teachers, faculty, students and school IT.
Employee-owned smartphones and tablets used as part of bring your own device (BYOD) policies will increase to over one billion devices globally by 2018, according to a study by Juniper Research.
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. They also use their smart phones, iPads ...
From the start of 2013, students in Year 7 and 8 have been required to bring in their own computing device (a laptop or tablet). In 2014, this program will.
Learning was never intended to begin and end at the school doors. Today's students have embraced mobile technology, and educators can no longer ignore this reality.
In Bring Your Own Learning, highly respected educational technologist Lenny Schad tells the story of leading his large Texas school district through a program of inclusion, where it no longer matters what technology is being used or who owns the device. What matters is that students learn in the ways that make sense to them and their teachers.
Schad discusses what worked and what needed to be reworked in his district. If you've been struggling with how to respond to the bring-your-own-device revolution, this is the perfect place to start.
To accommodate BYOD preferences, group meeting room design must abandon the appliance-based, proprietary solution model. Instead, group meetings rooms need to be equipped in a way that allows participants to use their preferred device as the centerpiece of the collaboration experience
via TeachThought 11 BYOD Apps That Keep The Focus On Content The definition of “BYOD resources“ is admittedly subjective. Concerns around BYOD usually involve privacy and legal issues, but o...
Press Release: Vaddio White Paper Looks at BYOD and Group Collaboration: How to Collaborate with Ease on Any Device http://t.co/XWTEGgL1Ll
Worth considering for learning space design in schools.....
"To accommodate BYOD preferences, group meeting room design must abandon the appliance-based, proprietary solution model. Instead, group meetings rooms need to be equipped in a way that allows participants to use their preferred device as the centerpiece of the collaboration experience"
The nine-question survey polled more than 150 educational professionals, including school district technology, instructional media services, and curriculum directors, coordinators and specialists. Respondents were asked the impact that consumer technology devices and bring-your-own-technology (BYOT) initiatives were likely to have on future interactive classroom planning and purchases.
20 BYOT Resources By Category
via TeachThought 9 Steps For Schools To Create Their Own BYOD Policy If you haven’t noticed lately, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is kind of a big deal, both in business, technology, and educ...
via Edudemic BYOD classrooms can address a number of issues. It can solve the problem of not having enough (or any) devices for your classroom. It can enable students to do web-based work wh...
A few years ago, the notion of using a smartphone as a legitimate learning tool seemed improbable, if not out-and-out foolish. Students, in most cases were either prohibited from bringing their mobile phones to school, or at the very least told to leave them in their lockers or turned off and stored in their backpacks during school hours. However, according to a recent survey conducted by MDR’s EdNET Insight research services for Mimio, what many students are going to hear is, “Class, turn on your mobile phone; it’s time to learn.”
Many years ago, as a school sports organiser, I maintained kits of equipment for sports teams – a bag of mitts, bats, helmets and catcher's gear for the baseball and softball teams, stumps, bats, helmets and keeper's gear for ...
Here are 10 current strategies for the BYOD classroom as the solution still continues to continues to grow because more and more teachers can attest to it being a way to open up access and improve learning for more students.
BYOD classrooms can address a number of issues. It can solve the problem of not having enough (or any) devices for your classroom.
Check out these 5 guidelines to see how Brebeuf Jesuit in Indianapolis and Spokane (WA) Public Schools effectively switched from backpacks to BYOD. (More great #Brebeuf news MT @BlackboardK12: Looking to create a #BYOD program?
Hall County Schools in Georgia chose BYOD technology to give students and staff access to a virtual learning platform from their smartphones and tablets.
BYOD is not the only choice for digital device implementation. Class sets of iPads have an important place as well (RT @VideoCentricLtd: The BYOD classroom vs the iPad Classroom. Which way will your school choose?