BYOD: Bring Your Own DevicePresentation Transcript
Presented by Birdville ISD Crysten Caviness, Instructional Technology Specialist Cell phones out and on, please!
Teens and their Telephones Pew Internet and American Life Project
5 Ways to Manage Technology Distractions Ban It Do Business as Usual Limit the Use of Technologies Enhance Traditional Practices Use the Technology to Restructure the Educational Process Johnson, D. (2010, November). Taming the chaos. Leading & Learning with Technology, 38(3), 20-23.
How does your district address cell phones in school? Text a code to 22333 Tweet @poll and a code Submit a code to http://poll4.com Get ready to see the answers and codes!
Text to 22333 Tweet @poll poll4.com How does your district address cell phones in school?
Cell Phone Policy Montgomery, K. (2010). Mobile phones for learning [Web log message]. Retrieved from http:// thinkingmachine.pbworks.com/w/page/22187696/MITC-2008
BISD Student HandbookElectronic Communication Devices Students may utilize electronic communication devices at school and at school activities. Students may utilize their devices in the classroom when the teacher deems appropriate for educational purposes. These devices include but are not to be limited to the following: cell phones, smart phones, iPhones, iPods and mp3 players. The district encourages students and staff to use electronic communication devices for educational purposes during the school day. BISD Elementary Handbook, p. 26 BISD Secondary Handbook, p. 30
Design for Success: Pre-Planning Poll students to find out what types of devices/text and data plans are present in the classroom Design to work with what you’ve got Plan to be flexible: this is never a 100% predictable environment Consider permission slips
Design for Success:Classroom Management Respect Release the need to be 100% in control Hands-on learning = Hands-on management Positive Effects: Brings devices out of hiding Puts devices to use of teacher’s design Student buy-in and appreciation
Grouping Strategies Collaborative grouping with role of mobile gatekeeper Appoint jobs (Fact finders, Word searchers, Communicators, etc.) Informal device sharing One-device classroom
Examples from BISD Teachers One-device classroom Chemistry Teacher, Jason Bair
Senior English Teacher, Crysten Caviness byodmobilelearning.blogspot.com
Anticipated Rebuttals Predict a rebuttal from a teacher, administrator, student or parent Describe how you might respond E-mail response to: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: blog headline Body: text only, text and image, or video