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Read the affirmative answer in “Why schools should provide one laptop per child” at https://theconversation.com/why-schools-should-provide-one-laptop-per-child-58696

A practical lesson plan for upper level secondary students or post-secondary at http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/instructional-design/real-world-writing-project-integrating-mobile-technology-team-based-learning/?utm_campaign=Faculty+Focus&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=30770536&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8nMwO9-msgcTTTgBsGtqdGH5WvXTXmsnSeWX9Kk6lVQmV570nMcTryqgF1X4OnYf2VvkVP5adbohEkMk43np1c0y0ZLqHJ28375OJ1c37KiAcLNMY&_hsmi=30770536

What should it look like?  Find answers here: http://www.edutopia.org/blog/visualizing-21st-century-classroom-design-mary-wade

 

Great for the environment, great for teachers, awesome for kids!!! Read:  In more classrooms, books and lectures are being ditched at https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/06/04/paperless-education/LlHobGE7iRIZV3pwN0cR9J/story.html

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Essential BYOD Considerations

Posted: 21/01/2016 by broadyesl in BYOD, Uncategorized

Read “14 Tips to Make BYOD Programs Work for You” at https://thejournal.com/articles/2016/01/19/make-byod-programs-work-for-you.aspx

for essential tips.

Excerpt:

BYOD Teacher Management Tips: Getting Started with BYOD

  1. Keep control of student use, and make sure devices are not in use whenever anyone addresses the class;
  2. Have students support each other;
  3. There should be consistent consequences for off task behavior;
  4. Bring the device out only when it is needed;
  5. Know what each device can do;
  6. Walk around the classroom to spot problems;
  7. Always have a “Plan B” to work around tech issues;
  8. Communicate appropriate use;
  9. Set clear expectations;
  10.  Let go of control;
  11.  Be flexible;
  12.  Explore gaming as a teaching tool and an incentive;
  13.  Assign group roles; and
  14.  Teach responsibility.

SOURCE: eLearning2 Professional Development