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The Mobile Native

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Teacher and blogger Scott Newcomb shares classroom resources and helps educators make the case for mobile learning. 

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Katy ISD | A New Vision for Mobile Learning - YouTube

In 2011, Katy Independent School District, in partnership with Cisco, launched the final phase of a technology transformation. Learn how Katy ISD realized th...
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BYOT successfully incorporated in a school district with a focus on Web 2.0 collaboration, noticed student engagement and interest increased.

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Why Teachers Want Technology (And Why They Can't Have It) - Edudemic

Why Teachers Want Technology (And Why They Can't Have It) - Edudemic | Technology2 | Scoop.it
What do teachers want? A new study from PBS Learning Media details (in a highly visual manner) exactly what teachers want these days. From budgets to technology to web tools to increased engagement, it's all here.
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Teachers desire to have technology in the classroom but lack funds.

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https://www.teachthought.com/technology/4-challenges-can-cripple-schools-byod-program/

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Infrastructure challenges to accommodate wireless demands

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Excellent Videos Explaining BYOD for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Excellent Videos Explaining BYOD for Teachers and Students | Technology2 | Scoop.it

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


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Video resources to make the BYOD experience successful.

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The "BYOD" Debate - Educational Technology for School Leaders

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Pros and Cons of "BYOD"

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Why BYOD, Not Banning Cell Phones, Is the Answer -- THE Journal

Why BYOD, Not Banning Cell Phones, Is the Answer -- THE Journal | Technology2 | Scoop.it
It's difficult to have a conversation about using cell phones for learning without someone complaining that the phones will be a distraction. These complaints are presumably made by those who have never been in schools where cell phones are used as learning tools. Those who have know that not only do teachers find distraction is not an issue, they also find students are more engaged and excited about learning.
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Prepare students for the future by incorporating BYOD in the classroom

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It’s BYOD: Second-graders bring their own electronic devices to school for fun study | KyForward.com

It’s BYOD: Second-graders bring their own electronic devices to school for fun study | KyForward.com | Technology2 | Scoop.it
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Incorporating BYOD into the classroom once a week

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Digital Learning Day :: Digital Learning Day 2012

Digital Learning Day :: Digital Learning Day 2012 | Technology2 | Scoop.it
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2012 town hall meeting included U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski.

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Think Big: How to Jumpstart Tech Use In Low-Income Schools

Think Big: How to Jumpstart Tech Use In Low-Income Schools | Technology2 | Scoop.it
The challenges of rural schools are many of the same (though not all) that low-income public schools face across the country: inadequate access to technology and broadband, tight budgets, and educators who have not been trained in using technology in meaningful ways. But these hurdles did not deter Daisy Dyer Duerr, Prek-12 Principal of St. Paul Public Schools in St. Paul, Arkansas.
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How Principal brought mobile devices into her low income school 

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Mobile Learning: Resource Roundup | Edutopia

Mobile Learning: Resource Roundup | Edutopia | Technology2 | Scoop.it
From smartphones and tablets, to MP3 players and e-readers, today's students have a variety of mobile technologies at their fingertips. Here's a look at some mobile learning resources from Edutopia and around the Web.
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Ideas, advice, and tools from educators incorporating mobile devices in classrooms. 

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Welcome to the International Association for Mobile Learning | iamlearn.org

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Examples of digital initiatives in the site’s “Projects” section.    

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Getting Ready for the BYOD Revolution

Getting Ready for the BYOD Revolution | Technology2 | Scoop.it
School IT leaders reveal how they’re readying their networks to support the additional workload that comes with a “bring your own device” program.
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Network upgrades to support BYOD environment

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BYOD in the 21st Century - YouTube

Wondering what BYOD means or if your school is ready for it? In this 8-minute Pedagogical Quickie, I present some of the many advantages and limitations of t...
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Advantages and limitations of incorporating BYOD in the school system.

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Advantages of the BYOT classroom | eSchool News | eSchool News

Advantages of the BYOT classroom | eSchool News | eSchool News | Technology2 | Scoop.it
Implementing a BYOT initiative can reveal some hidden bonuses when it comes to student engagement, such as increased collaboration.
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Advantages of the BYOT philosophy, students in Forsyth County Schools, Ga., are encouraged to bring their own technology tools to school.
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Why BYOD Makes Sense: Thinking Beyond a Standardized 1:1

Why BYOD Makes Sense: Thinking Beyond a Standardized 1:1 | Technology2 | Scoop.it
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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Technology choice should be up to the individual and not mandated by the school/district.

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Teens and Technology 2013

Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are “cell-mostly” internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.
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Pew Interent & American Life Project data

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Are Schools Prepared to Let Students BYOD?

Are Schools Prepared to Let Students BYOD? | Technology2 | Scoop.it
"Districts wading into the "bring-your-own-technology," or BYOT, waters are wrangling with which issues should be tackled through districtwide policy, and which should fall under school-level procedural codes. In the process, they're trying to leave room to solve unanswered legal questions about Internet security and privacy." Quillen (Education Week) As our students get older, they become more responsible...we hope. A laptop or tablet has replaced the notebook and pen over the past few years since our present technological explosion. Many students can't wait until the age that their teachers allow them to bring in their own devices. Unfortunately, no matter the...
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Schools need to plan in preparation for BYOD

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Osceola News-Gazette - Official community newspaper for Osceola County including Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Celebration, Poinciana, Harmony and surrounding areas

Osceola News-Gazette - Official community newspaper for Osceola County including Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Celebration, Poinciana, Harmony and surrounding areas | Technology2 | Scoop.it
Kissimmee, Florida Official community newspaper for Osceola County including Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Celebration, Poinciana, Harmony and surrounding areas
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Teachers comment about success of BYOD in Osceola County Florida

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In Some Cash-Strapped Schools, Kids Bring Their Own Tech Devices

In Some Cash-Strapped Schools, Kids Bring Their Own Tech Devices | Technology2 | Scoop.it
By Jennifer Roland At Mankato Public School System in Minnesota, students bring their homework, their lunches, and books to school like most students across (RT @MindShiftKQED: In Some Cash-Strapped Schools, Kids Bring Their Own Tech Devices #byod...
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With limited budgets school districts are using BYOD philosophy and by allowing students to use technology they are already familiar with reduces anxiety and increases engagement.

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Teachers Find Classroom Benefits For Cell Phones

Teachers Find Classroom Benefits For Cell Phones | Technology2 | Scoop.it
10TV looks at cell phone policies at school districts across central Ohio. Find out more.
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Examples of how teachers are using social networking services to engage students in classroom discussions.

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