NJASL 2012 ConferenceBYOD- Bring Your Own DevicePresented by: Sandra PaulDirector of TechnologySayreville Public Schools
Agenda● Are we connected or what?● BYOD● Appropriate usage, Productivity, Work vs Personal device usage● Infrastructure for BYOD● In the classroom● BYOD apps and use in the classroom● Policies● Reasons for BYOD
Define BYODDefinition:BYOD or BYOT is Bring Your Own Device/TechnologyThere is now Bring Your Own Network
Connected generation● 4,000,000 children are posting content to the Web everyday● 15,000,000 youth use internet messaging● Twitter - Twitter is now processing 50 million Tweets a day, which comes to about 1.5 billion Tweets a month. Royal Pingdom recently reported that Twitter passed one billion Tweets a month last December and measured about 1.2 billion in January. On a daily basis, Royal Pindom was measuring 27 million Tweets a day back in November, 2009. But the latest data comes from Twitter itself. (2/2010)● Facebook -With over 500 million users, Facebook is now used by 1 in every 13 people on earth, with over 250 million of them (over 50%) who log in every day. (2/2010)
Policies● AUP or Responsibility Agreement● Involved in BYOD policy development ● Parents ● Administrators ● Teachers ● Students
Policies● What to include: ● Security of Device ● Network issues/responsibility ● 3G/4G services ● Students behavior ● Mandate or not to mandate ● Access ● Type of devices ● Etc.
Reasons for BYOD in schools● Save money● Students stay organized● Digitally citizenship● Support Differentiation of students learning needs/personalized learning● Faster information retrieval● Student-centered learning● Model for effective change and innovation● Facilitate collaboration through synchronos and asynchronous communication
Sayreville Process● Policy was approved● Pilot with Teachers in district● Students in HS/MS pilot program: 2 teachers per subject areas including their students● Hope to expand sometime in February for all HS students● By end of year 2013 for all students in MS.