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BYOT- Bring Your Own Technology

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kristin Nicole Martin Nov 11, 2012. 9 Replies

I am a grad student receiving my masters in early childhood education part time, while working a full time job.  During my class my professor passed along this article for us to read and discuss.…Continue

 

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Kristin Nicole Martin replied to jenna's discussion BYOT- Bring Your Own Technology
"Christina, I very much agree with you! As much as technology is at the hands of our schools, I feel like many schools are still hesistent to let the students use any source of it. I know around where I am, it is the fear of funding and if something…"
Nov 11, 2012
Christina Taylor replied to jenna's discussion BYOT- Bring Your Own Technology
"It is great to see a school so welcoming to the students bringing their own technology. Our school, although full of technology for presentation (smartboards, mimio software, document projectors, etc), our tech department is very hesitant to let the…"
Nov 11, 2012
Gilbert Gonzalez replied to jenna's discussion BYOT- Bring Your Own Technology
"Kristin, I have not heard of any problems or situations that have arisen as a result of jealousy relating to technology so far. Our biggest concern is creating an environment of "haves" and "have-nots". We specifically make an…"
Nov 10, 2012
Kristin Nicole Martin replied to jenna's discussion BYOT- Bring Your Own Technology
"Jenna, Technology has advance so rapidly since I was even in high school only 5 years ago. It is a great idea offering students the option, especially with the recent budget cuts for education, to bring in their own unique piece of technology. Not…"
Nov 7, 2012
Gilbert Gonzalez replied to jenna's discussion BYOT- Bring Your Own Technology
"Jenna, Our students do not pay anything for our services. I know that providing these services can be difficult for school districts, but I really feel that it is all about priorities. In New Jersey, we are part of the Partnership for Assessment of…"
Nov 7, 2012
jenna replied to jenna's discussion BYOT- Bring Your Own Technology
"Gilbert, Your reply gave me hope that BYOT does work.  May I ask if you have had issues controling your students use of the technology at all?  Do your students have to pay due so the school can afford wifi?"
Nov 5, 2012
jenna replied to jenna's discussion BYOT- Bring Your Own Technology
" Meghan, Ido understand the points you bring that some students don’t have access athome, and some parents do not allow their children to use their personalcomputers.  The age of the studentsshould be considered when asking their…"
Nov 5, 2012
Gilbert Gonzalez replied to jenna's discussion BYOT- Bring Your Own Technology
"Jenna,      I am the Technology Trainer and Manager of Information Technology at a school district in New Jersey and we have recently implemented a BYOD program throughout our district. In 2009, we had a 1:1 laptop program implemented…"
Nov 4, 2012
Meghan Roop replied to jenna's discussion BYOT- Bring Your Own Technology
"It is interesting that I came across your post today, as I just watched a webinar on implementing technology in the classroom. One option was BYOD (Bring your Own Device). The presenter discussed students supplying their own technology with the…"
Nov 4, 2012
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BYOT- Bring Your Own Technology

I am a grad student receiving my masters in early childhood education part time, while working a full time job.  During my class my professor passed along this article for us to read and discuss.http://esheninger.blogspot.com/2012/01/it-is-time-for-schools-to-seriously.html My thoughts on the article: Let’s just say that I love Eric’s thoughts in this…See More
Oct 17, 2012

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