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A Blended Learning Journey: Medina City School District | K-12 ...

A Blended Learning Journey: Medina City School District | K-12 ... | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
The high school has dense wireless—there is enough bandwidth for every student to connect. They are primarily BYOD, although it's at the teacher's discretion. The district has six ...
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Delivering BYOD Security - T.H.E. Journal

Delivering BYOD Security - T.H.E. Journal | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
Delivering BYOD SecurityT.H.E. JournalThis Washington state K-12 district is turning to desktop virtualization to help maintain network security in its new BYOD environment for users who require more than just access to the Internet.
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Preparing our students for Web 3.0 learning

Tomorrow's novelty is today's norm.Are you prepared to lead learning with...

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Winners Education's comment, January 30, 2013 5:58 PM
Web 2.0 is alive, long live web 3.0! III It's true things run faster than the speed of light and it is a mistake to try ad impement every new craze in our teaching as this will steer our lessons out of track., Keeping up with new technologies is essential of course and a good way to tell fad from helpful tools and teaching trends is to stay informed and be effectively connected with as extensive a s possible PLN of like-minded educators.
Alfredo Corell's curator insight, February 1, 2013 3:47 PM

I still think I'm not prepared enough...

Faouzia Messaoudi's curator insight, February 21, 2013 3:14 AM

On y est déjà !?

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Six Lingering Obstacles to Using Technology in Schools | MindShift

Six Lingering Obstacles to Using Technology in Schools | MindShift | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
The NMC Horizon Report: 2012 K-12 Edition, a collaboration between the New Media Consortium, the Consortium for School Networking, and the International Society for Technology in Education, takes the birds-eye view and encapsulates some ...
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1:1 Devices in Iowa Schools - Infrastructure Technology Solutions

Wireless networking, switches and firewalls are also hot topics for schools as they prepare for additional network devices. Schools like the ...
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Top tips for speeding Up your office computing hardware.

This hardware is the perfect way to store a number of documents for future use, no matter what happens to the computer. 2. Buy a second router. Modern companies will spend a lot of their time online; whether they are ...
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Ann Arbor schools seek advice from Google, Thomson Reuters, other technology ... - AnnArbor.com

Ann Arbor schools seek advice from Google, Thomson Reuters, other technology ... - AnnArbor.com | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
Ann Arbor schools seek advice from Google, Thomson Reuters, other technology ...AnnArbor.comStudents in the advanced journalism course at Community High School work on drafting and editing stories Wednesday for the school's news website.
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iNACOL Announces New Webinar - ITbriefing

iNACOL Announces New Webinar - ITbriefing | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
VIENNA, Va., March 7, 2012 -- The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will host a webinar on Thursday, March 14 to discuss which blended learning school models will best meet the needs and priorities of schools, their staff...
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Wireless Access to the internet Through Your Cell Phone | Growing ...

Wireless Access to the internet Through Your Cell Phone | Growing ... | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
These types of signals are in most cases wired by way of a wireless modem which can be purchased through the company themselves as well as at a nearby or on the web retailer, which can be actually a better deal.
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Not enough printer paper? LA Unified teachers ... - The Computer King

To date, teachers have received more than $2 million in donations from parents under this partnership; teachers have used the money to buy school supplies ranging from crayons to digital cameras, said Lydia Ramos, ...
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Your Schools: Wifi in mobile classrooms?

Your Schools: Wifi in mobile classrooms? | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' push toward a wireless "Bring Your Own Technology" environment is generating buzz and questions. Among them: Will the wifi connections being installed in all school buildings reach the ...
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US government wants schools to embrace digital textbooks | TUAW ...

US government wants schools to embrace digital textbooks | TUAW ... | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
Although they haven't exactly explained how school systems or parents are going to pay for iPads or other tablets for every student, the US government is. ...
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Apple Launches K-12 iPad Textbooks, New iTunes U Self ...

Apple Launches K-12 iPad Textbooks, New iTunes U Self ... | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
It is also expanding a revamped iTunes U to K-12 teachers and schools. In addition, Apple is releasing free software, iBooks Author, which allows users to create any type of interactive e-books—not just textbooks.
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Bring Your Own Device: Advantages, Dangers, Risks and best Policy to stay secure

Bring Your Own Device: Advantages, Dangers, Risks and best Policy to stay secure | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is more complex than most people know, read further to learn… . .

 

Keywords for this free course: . motivation, engagement, heroes, Security-Scouts, critical thinking, stay out of the box, adapt to new technologies, be aware of the malware, nobody is perfect, knowing the dangers and risks, responsibility, responsibility of School, responsibility of IT-Admin, responsibilities of BYOD users, Apple insecurity, Insecurity of Apps, Principals responsibilities, Mobile Device Management, risks of BYOD, BYOD-Policy, IT-Security Infrastructure, Teacher-Parents Meeting, Cyberwar, Cyberwarfare, Government, Internet-Safety, IT-Security knowledge basics...

 

The weakest link in the Security Chain is the human! If you don’t respect certain advice you will get tricked by the Cyber-Criminals!


=> NOBODY is perfect! A security by 100% doesn’t exist! <=

 

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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/07/07/bring-your-own-device-advantages-dangers-and-risks/

 


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kallen214's comment, February 6, 2013 1:18 PM
Thank you for the information.
Gary Harwell's curator insight, April 3, 2013 12:47 AM

Is ti possible that we have a special room for this?

Linda Allen's curator insight, April 5, 2013 1:08 PM

More information on BYOD

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Mission Possible: Overcoming The Technology Integration Barrier ...

Mission Possible: Overcoming The Technology Integration Barrier ... | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
Many schools are finding a way around computer access. Some are actually bringing computers to the students. Laptops and netbooks need Wi-Fi access but they do not need a lab. This is an investment that opens doors to ...
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Is Wi-Fi Safe for Children?: BYOD: Bring Your Own DemiseA ...

"having worked in educational IT (with both public and private schools), I have to say that the idea of launching BYOD at the K-12 level makes me shudder. There are several serious concerns that should be forefront in the ...
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Schools Want iPads This Fall, But Are iTextbooks Worth It? [Feature] - Cult of Mac

Schools Want iPads This Fall, But Are iTextbooks Worth It? [Feature] - Cult of Mac | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
Schools Want iPads This Fall, But Are iTextbooks Worth It?
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App Roundup – 9 New Apps for Autism by Techinspecialed at THE ...

App Roundup – 9 New Apps for Autism by Techinspecialed at THE ... | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
T.H.E. Journal provides an integrated channel of print and e-media to efficiently reach K-12 administrators and teachers who recommend, specify, or approve the purchase of technology for their districts, schools, and classrooms.
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How-to: Troubleshoot Slow Internet Connections Part 1 « Everything ...

How-to: Troubleshoot Slow Internet Connections Part 1 « Everything ... | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
If the speed varies according to the time of day, then it's probably not hardware – hang fire for Part Two. 1. The computer's network speed – devices and drivers. The first place to look is at the network cards; wired, wireless, ...
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Will Apple create the all-iPad classroom? - Inside Bay Area

Will Apple create the all-iPad classroom?Inside Bay AreaWhat puts educators off is not just the $499 sticker price -- $475 if purchased in batches of 10 -- for the basic iPad (add $35 for a case).
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Why iPad Textbooks Are Still Too Expensive for Schools ...

Why iPad Textbooks Are Still Too Expensive for Schools ... | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
So if textbooks cost the same, then going with iPads actually ends up costing schools much more, because of course, the schools need to purchase iPad hardware on top of the textbook software. And that's not a ....
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Diggun - Site Email Extractor

Diggun - Site Email Extractor | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it

Diggun automatically extracts email addresses and user names from various sources like Web Sites, Search Engines, News Groups, Files, Email Accounts. The extracted emails and names can be exported to various formats, including CSV, TXT and XML. Create your mailing lists with a simple click.

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“Bring Your Own” Vs. “School Provided” 1:1 Laptops | K12Converge ...

“Bring Your Own” Vs. “School Provided” 1:1 Laptops | K12Converge ... | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
K12 Education Technology Discussion and Views with Jim Heynderickx. Home · About ...
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The Truth About Tablets: Educators are getting iPads and ereaders ...

The Truth About Tablets: Educators are getting iPads and ereaders ... | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
While many schools and libraries have launched pilot programs to get ereaders and tablets into the hands of students or have allowed them to bring their own devices to class, it's still early days. As such ...
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Windows 7 Repair Software

Windows 7 Repair Software | Purchasing Technology for K-12 Schools | Scoop.it
Windows 7 TuneUp suite protects your computer from system crashes, repairs and maintains your PC health, removes unneeded Internet clutter, regains valuable disk space, cleans your registry and tweak windows to perform better.
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