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How BYOD is impacting learning – initial thoughts

How BYOD is impacting learning – initial thoughts | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it
Bring your own device (BYOD) is the latest catchphrase to be bandied around schools and education conferences the world over. Coupled with the rise of portable devices like the iPad, we find oursel...
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Ready to Go Mobile?: It’s time for schools to leverage student devices

Ready to Go Mobile?: It’s time for schools to leverage student devices | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it

This will be the year that schools realize the untapped computing potential that’s been walking through classroom doors each day in the pockets of their students.

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One-to-One Initiatives: BYOD Style!...“The good, the bad and the not as ugly as once thought.”

If your school is considering a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Program, you’re not alone. Once dismissed due to inherent complexities, the approach has gained momentum in recent years as dwindling budgets force schools to do more with less.
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EDUCATION: Today’s mobile devices are tomorrow’s textbooks | Luke Test Subsection - The Press-Enterprise

EDUCATION: Today’s mobile devices are tomorrow’s textbooks | Luke Test Subsection - The Press-Enterprise | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it

Educators and experts say smart phones and tablets are the future of public education.

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BYOT Offical at Burrell High School | Technology Discussions

BYOT Offical at Burrell High School | Technology Discussions | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it
Last week, we were approved for a pilot program of BYOT (Bring Your Own Technology). It is also sometimes known as BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). However you.
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BYOT Network

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"For two years, my school district, Forsyth County Schools, has been officially implementing a Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) initiative."

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About BYOT

About BYOT | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it
The acronym BYOT stands for Bring Your Own Technology, and this practice is also referred to as BYOD - Bring Your Own Device.  It is an initiative that is having an impact in business as well as e... (RT @BYOTNetwork: Learning theories support #BYOT!
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Mobile Devices as Essential Tools | District Administration Magazine

Mobile Devices as Essential Tools | District Administration Magazine | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it

Carts of laptops haven’t raised student achievement—and neither will carts of iPads....

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'Bring your own device' catching on in schools | eSchool News

'Bring your own device' catching on in schools | eSchool News | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it
Mobile devices are now found in the hands of most children, and school leaders are using that fact to their advantage by incorporating devices that students already own into classroom lessons and projects.
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Rogue IT in Education and the BYOD, DIY model. | williamstites.net

Rogue IT in Education and the BYOD, DIY model. | williamstites.net | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it
At the Laptop Institute, an annual conference held at the Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis each summer, the topic of a bring your own device (BYOD) model of 1:1 implementations was a very hot topic in 2011.
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Collabucators: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) should confuse you ...

Collabucators: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) should confuse you ... | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it
So let's bifurcate the BYOD concept. The first is BYOPD (Bring Your Own Powerful Device). The second is BAOD (Bring Any Old Device).
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Schools Weigh Pros, Cons of Student Cell Phone Use

Schools Weigh Pros, Cons of Student Cell Phone Use | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it
But the issues surrounding student use of new and ever more convenient communications devices also raise other questions–not only in dealing with other aspects of emergency response, but also in how to properly integrate ...
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BYOD to school – why ever not? #EDUScotICT

BYOD to school – why ever not?  #EDUScotICT | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it

"As society is becoming ever more connected there is a is increasing pressure of opinion to support the concept of 24/7 presence even during the school day and on school premises."

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Districts Tackle Questions Surrounding BYOT Policy| The Committed Sardine

Districts Tackle Questions Surrounding BYOT Policy| The Committed Sardine | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it

For the small but passionate minority of school districts that are opening doors to student-owned mobile devices, there’s a lot riding on how effective the policy shift turns out to be in improving teaching and learning.

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Cellphones: Why Not Use Them to Teach? – SchoolBook

Two advocates for bringing the latest digital devices into the classroom say educators who are taking simple steps and putting the proper building blocks in place are experiencing great success in encouraging students to use their mobile devices as...
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BYOT – Case study quest | Mal Lee

BYOT – Case study quest | Mal Lee | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it
Have you made any moves on the implementation of a 'bring your own technology' (BYOT) – or what is also referred to as a BYO/BYOC/BYOD or student owned devices – model or are in the throes of contemplating such an ...
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BYOD – It makes a lot of common sense

BYOD – It makes a lot of common sense | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it
two interesting posts on BYOD @kvnmcl http://t.co/ZRKpfYq9 & @Mark__C http://t.co/H8V0qhwj Ideas gd, bt implement not so simple?
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Is the iPad changing perspectives on media use in the classroom?

Really it can be a zillion things, but no one will be focusing on all of the potential ways in which students can use tablets until we address the misguided perception that these devices are nothing more than toys.” ...
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Why I don't think BYOD is a money issue, Why one size never fits all ...

Why I don't think BYOD is a money issue, Why one size never fits all ... | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it
In the post, I argue that BYOD (students being able to Bring Your Own Device to school for learning) is not for everyone and that certain conditions or foundational pieces should be put into place before even considering it.
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Winning Web Works | The answer to the BYOD question is ...

Winning Web Works | The answer to the BYOD question is ... | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it
If you missed the BYOD battle royal between Heather Clancy and me or my awesome win on said debate, you can read my summary of the debate and the issue, “BYOD: The inevitable reality.” but, you might ask yourself after ...
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After BYOD, What's Next? It's the Apps, Stupid | ZDNet

After BYOD, What's Next? It's the Apps, Stupid | ZDNet | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it

Make no mistake: Bring Your Own Device is already the norm. 60% of companies are enabling BYOD, according to a July 2011 Forrester Research survey.
But After BYOD, What's Next?

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Why you shouldn’t do BYOD

Why you shouldn’t do BYOD | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it

"There are many good reasons not to do BYOD, but don't use the one about 'not everyone having one'...."

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The BYOD conundrum - Technology Spectator

The BYOD conundrumTechnology SpectatorThe trend for employees to bring their own mobile devices into work is gathering pace, as we discuss in the Ovum report The BYOD Gap: trends, strategy, and the state of mobile device management.
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The State of Tech

The State of Tech | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it

BYOT podcast -http://www.thestateoftech.org/ are you chasing the elusive BYOT bandwagon? - In this episode we talk about schools using Bring Your Own Technology initiatives (BYOT, BYOD, BYOL); where students bring personal laptops, tablets, smart phones, and other devices to school. We also explore practical uses, benefits, challenges, and resources.

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Is the iPad changing perspectives on media use in the classroom? - prMac (press release)

Is the iPad changing perspectives on media use in the classroom? - prMac (press release) | BYOT @ School | Scoop.it

"No one will be focusing on all of the potential ways in which students can use tablets until we address the misguided perception that these devices are nothing more than toys."

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