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7 Ways To Sabotage Your Device Initiative - Edudemic

7 Ways To Sabotage Your Device Initiative - Edudemic | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
I’d like to provide you with some tools necessary to sabotage a device initiative if you are having to lead one in your district.
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An iPad Contract Designed by Students

An iPad Contract Designed by Students | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
In a 1:1 classroom, I regretted not having a digital contract developed with my students last year. There were many times last year where I wished I had something to pull out of my files and point ...
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This could work for BYOD also!

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BYOD: An Implementation Timeline For School Districts

BYOD: An Implementation Timeline For School Districts | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
For the fourth and final installment of the BYOD series, we will take a look at a recommended one-year timeline for BYOD implementation from an administrative/district standpoint. But first, here i...
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Numbered Wallpapers

Numbered Wallpapers | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
A great management tip for school or class sets of iPads, tablets, and
iPods is to number each device. Setting the lock screen wallpaper to an
image with each device's number will make it easy to identify devices.
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Awesome resource for tablets in a classroom!
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How to Get the Most Out of Student-Owned Devices in Any Classroom

How to Get the Most Out of Student-Owned Devices in Any Classroom | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Tips to make sure classroom technology is focused on asking students to be creative, collaborative and analytical.
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In Defense of Laptops in the College Classroom

In Defense of Laptops in the College Classroom | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
In grad school, I was one of dozens of TAs for a 1,000-student freshman lecture course. One morning, as I sat parked amidst the undergrads—a move, it was explained, that maintained order throughout the otherwise-anarchic auditorium—I noticed the student in front of me had her laptop open but was not...
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In addition to allowing mobile tech in college classrooms, how much better off would these students be if they were learning to manage personal technology in the classroom in K-12?

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The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now)

The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
You've got every device under the sun in front of you. Now what apps are you going to use? Here are the apps or app categories that I recommend you test for your school. There are lots of apps, and t
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HIGH-SCHOOL TEACHER: In 16 Years Of Teaching, Nothing Has Disrupted My Classroom More Than Snapchat's New Update

HIGH-SCHOOL TEACHER: In 16 Years Of Teaching, Nothing Has Disrupted My Classroom More Than Snapchat's New Update | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
When Snapchat introduced its new update, the school day became a wash.
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18 MORE iPad Apps Now Available on Android

18 MORE iPad Apps Now Available on Android | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Teachers are using lots of different devices in their classroom and it's nice to know what iPad apps are also available on Android tablets.  I've already shared a list of 21 iPad Apps Available on ...
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Digital Citizenship Week For a BYOD District

Digital Citizenship Week For a BYOD District | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
A Community for Common Sense Educators. How Digital Citizenship Week helped Katy ISD enhance its BYOD program
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Book Creator & Other iPad Apps You Can Also Get For Android

Book Creator & Other iPad Apps You Can Also Get For Android | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
One of my favorite iPad apps, Book Creator has been released for Android.
I made a list of some favorite educational iPad apps that are also
available for Android, including the new-to-Android Book Creator.
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Great list of apps that have iOS and Android versions. Updated as the author finds out about more apps. Great for BYOD classrooms!
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My BYOD Adventure: Part 1, where our hero maps the journey...

My BYOD Adventure: Part 1, where our hero maps the journey... | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
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Insights from a teacher. Be sure to read the comments too!

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20 Awesome BYOD and Mobile Learning Apps

20 Awesome BYOD and Mobile Learning Apps | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
This is our first year of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), and boy, did the students bring it. They brought it all! We have iPads, Surface RT and Pro, iPhones, Droids, Chromebooks, Macs, and PC laptops.
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Peters Township High School embracing phone tech

Peters Township High School embracing phone tech | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Students stepping into Courtney Daloia’s psychology class were already pulling out their phones to complete the poll she’d used to gauge students’ knowledge of course material.
“And, I can pull up the course transcript to see who’s actually following along and award them participation points,” Daloia said after the students completed the anonymous survey.
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BYOD in Dysart Unified School District

BYOD in Dysart Unified School District | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Dysart Video News - B.Y.O.D (Bring Your Own Device)
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Nice video with teacher and student perspectives.

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Screen Time That’s Valuable For Young Kids

Screen Time That’s Valuable For Young Kids | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Most people agree that implementing game-based learning makes sense for older students, but what about really young kids?
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Schools Mix One-to-One with a Helping of BYOD

Schools Mix One-to-One with a Helping of BYOD | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Sometimes, it takes a hybrid approach to get mobile devices into the hands of every student.
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Finding this model is very beneficial when implemented with thought and purpose.  

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Are Your Students Distracted by Screens? Here's A Powerful Antidote - Edudemic

Are Your Students Distracted by Screens? Here's A Powerful Antidote - Edudemic | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
I was fortunate to teach in a 1:1 laptop classroom for seven years. In my classes, students took daily notes on computers, did research, wrote essays, created various multimedia publications, and worked on collaborative projects. Yet I knew that if I wasn’t watching their screens, my students would at some point be doing something they …
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5 Tools For The Device Agnostic Classroom - Edudemic

5 Tools For The Device Agnostic Classroom - Edudemic | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Selecting apps and planning projects in a BYOD can be a formidable endeavor. What device does Gavin have? Does this website work on Caroline’s iPad? Is there a comparable collage or cartoon application on Hayden’s device? “Device Agnostic” tools can alleviate the stress that is associated with student performance tasks in a BYOD. “A device-agnostic …
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Ed Tech Experts Share BYOD Challenges and Triumphs

Ed Tech Experts Share BYOD Challenges and Triumphs | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Discover what works — and what doesn’t —when it comes to implementing K–12 BYOD.
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IPads in the classroom: The right way to use them, demonstrated by a Swiss school.

IPads in the classroom: The right way to use them, demonstrated by a Swiss school. | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it

Via Robert Richmond, Kathy Benson
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Create, not consume! This approach should apply to all mobile technology in learning, not just iPads. 

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Create, not consume!

Donna Meehan's curator insight, April 29, 2:08 PM

Great way to get kids to think about their thinking!

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9 Lessons From 1-to-1 Pioneers -- THE Journal

9 Lessons From 1-to-1 Pioneers -- THE Journal | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Providing a device for every student doesn’t require a huge staff or an impossible amount of funding — and you don’t have to figure out everything before you’ve begun. But it does call for vision, planning and commitment, as these experts will attest.
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EXCELLENT ARTICLE! Sums up many of the best practices I've read about over the past couple of years, and the wisdom comes from leaders who have lived it.

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Don't Implement One-to-One Devices in the Classroom Unless...

Don't Implement One-to-One Devices in the Classroom Unless... | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
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Good insights from a classroom teacher about the challenges of implementing BYOD in the classroom, including teaching students to use devices educationally instead of just for entertainment.

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Why You Should Delete SnapChat - adammclane.com

Why You Should Delete SnapChat - adammclane.com | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
SnapChat is a fast-growing application targeted at teenage girls. In this post, Adam McLane builds a case to delete SnapChat.
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