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ECMS BYOD Presentation 2013

  1. 1. Bring Your Own Device East Cobb Middle School
  2. 2. Why BYOD? Why Now? CCSD believes that 21st Century instruction is necessary for 21st century learning. Common Core Standards require: – Rigorous instruction – Personalized academic experiences – Fostering innovation and creativity – Embracing emerging technologies
  3. 3. What is the D in BYOD? For the purposes of BYOD, “Device” means a privately owned wireless and/or portable electronic piece of equipment that includes laptops, netbooks, tablets/slates, iPod Touches, cell and smart phones.
  4. 4. What are our goals for BYOD? • Promote higher order thinking, creativity and other 21st century skills • Increase student engagement • Promote greater collaboration (between teachers/students/parents) using Web 2.0 tools • Improve student access to technology/digital resources
  5. 5. Goals • Integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum • Increase project based learning activities • Raise achievement levels in core content areas • Model good digital citizenship
  6. 6. Classroom Regulations & Expectations When will we use them? • For instructional purposes only: – In the classroom setting – Under teacher direction – Not for calls or social texting Students will… • Keep phones and other devices on silent at school • NOT record audio or video, or take photographs of students or staff for any reason whatsoever without express written consent from the teacher and individuals to be recorded • Comply with teacher requests to shut down their devices or close screens
  7. 7. Will students need their devices every day? • No, students will not need to bring their devices every day. • Teachers will notify students in advance if they need to bring them. Wi-Fi • Only the CCSDBYOD Wi-Fi network will be used. • This connection has the same filters students use with school-owned technology. • 3G or 4G networks should not be accessed during the school day.
  8. 8. How do students access the BYOD network? Settings Network Wi-Fi CCSD BYOD
  9. 9. Non-BYOD Times • Lunchtime • Some Connections classes • Class Changes • Substitute Days • Bathroom breaks
  10. 10. Housekeeping • Students are • Technical support responsible for the will not be security and available at school operation of their • Charging of own devices devices must take • Student should place at home record the serial # • Devices should be of their device in their locker, or • CCSD is not be carried with financially them, at all times responsible for lost/stolen devices
  11. 11. Equity • BYOD is being integrated into our classrooms to enhance our students’ education. • Alternatives to using personal devices will be included in activities requiring their use. Those alternatives could include: Classroom desktops, Laptop carts, iPad carts, Pencil and Paper tasks and group work
  12. 12. Thank you for joining us tonight.