• Student driven - 18 students new techs SIG
led the proposal
• Canvassed over 1000 students - ownership
of devices, how used for
• Identified learning opportunities in all
• Pitched to SLT & Governors
• Devised AUP whilst conducting a trial with
What can BYOD look like in the
• Multimedia, YouTube, stop frame animation,
filming, editing bespoke movies, Edutube,
school radio, graphic design, photo-editing e.g.
photoshop and digital photography, podcasting,
voxpops, blogging, social networking, website
design, e-books & publishing, WIN, Twitter, web
tools e.g. Padlet, apps, web searches, wiki’s,
journals, go animate, pinterest Skype, sound
recordings, Quizdom, BBC School report,
Animoto, Socrative, Google Apps (inc Gmail,
Google Drive...) e-reg, e-markbook, Flickr, word
clouds; Wordle, Facebook, Tumblr, Foursquare,
Google+, Google hangouts, QR codes, Apps
• Provide a real audience - from Wikipedia, blogs with
comments, YouTube, school radio podcasts, Twitter, school
• Offer a choice of outputs (written, typed, poster,
presentation, video, podcast etc…) the input (thinking,
planning, note-taking, drafting, re-drafting, collaboration
etc…) remains the same and the most important bit
• Real time - news, events and global happenings
• Fostering creativity as students become creators of content
• Promoting self confidence and self esteem
•As I start the mission it makes me feel like I have butterflies in my stomach, as
the freezing weather and thick snow breezes across my face. All I can hear is
the rustle of the trees hitting themselves.
•The sniper rifle is held steadily in front of me, as I tread carefully. The snow is
white as a dove and crunches under foot. The sunlight glares into my eyes.
•I hear a chopper come from the sky. The snow starts going mad when it lands
on the building. I get on straight away. They get me out of there in the space of
five to ten seconds. The enemy troops end up looking like ants.
•As I look back there is an explosion on the building where I was standing and I
realise how close I was to death.