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The Struggles and Realities of Student-Driven Learning and BYOD

The Struggles and Realities of Student-Driven Learning and BYOD

| July 7, 2014 | 11 Comments

The promise of technology in the classroom has long been equal access to resources on the internet, but a digital divide still exists largely because of the other issues poverty raises in schools.

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How BYOD Programs Can Fuel Inquiry Learning

How BYOD Programs Can Fuel Inquiry Learning

| January 7, 2014 | 16 Comments

The opportunity to extend access to technology in the classroom and at home is enticing, but school districts can get hung up on important details like providing a strong network, making sure each child has a device, and questions about around distraction. Of course, no one answer will work for all teachers or students, but one guiding principle that’s shown to work is for schools to focus on how mobile technology will help shift instruction to be more collaborative, learner-driven and inquiry-based.

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Quick Look: How to make BYOD work for your schools

Quick Look: How to make BYOD work for your schools

| October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Step by step advice from those who’re integrating students’ devices. Source: Eschoolnews How to make BYOD work for your schools Ed-tech directors share their strategies for meeting challenges such as access, security “Bring your own device” (BYOD) initiatives are relatively new in education, cropping up in the last few years as schools-under tight budget constraints-seek […]

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Privacy, Equity, and other BYOD Concerns

Privacy, Equity, and other BYOD Concerns

| September 12, 2012 | 3 Comments

Erin Scott As the Bring Your Own Device movement continues to gain momentum, allowing students to use their own devices (mobile phones, laptops, tablets) in school, administrators and educators are figuring out how to iron out concerns and issues that crop up. One of the biggest issues educators continually bring up is equity. “Especially at […]

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How to Launch a Successful BYOD Program

How to Launch a Successful BYOD Program

| September 5, 2012 | 13 Comments

Erin Scott By Katrina Schwartz As more schools start to integrate their own mobile learning strategies and Bring Your Own Device policies, one school district in a suburb of Houston has managed to come up with what appears to be a successful BYOD program. Katy Independent School District (ISD) has a student population of 63,000 […]

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5 Essential Insights About Mobile Learning

5 Essential Insights About Mobile Learning

| July 15, 2014 | 7 Comments

As mobile learning becomes more common, district leaders are working hard to juggle nimble adaptation in a changing environment and the desire to get it right.

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Trends and Predictions for K-12 Classrooms

Trends and Predictions for K-12 Classrooms

| June 19, 2014 | 5 Comments

The NMC Horizon report predicts the trends, challenges and tech developments to look for in one, five and ten years.

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How Technology Trends Have Influenced the Classroom

How Technology Trends Have Influenced the Classroom

| March 5, 2014 | 29 Comments

Teachers all over America are faced with this challenge of keeping students engaged in the classroom when their world outside of school is one of constant engagement and stimulation. Knowing the world outside of our institutional walls is only one step in addressing modern learning styles. How to act and adjust schools today is the next step in making the classroom of today ready for tomorrow.

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For Cash-Strapped Schools, Smart Ways to Spend Limited Tech Dollars

For Cash-Strapped Schools, Smart Ways to Spend Limited Tech Dollars

| February 24, 2014 | 11 Comments

For schools looking to spend limited dollars allocated for technology in smart and efficient ways, lessons learned over years of making tough decisions can be helpful.

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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

| February 10, 2014 | 6 Comments

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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