Presentation on theme: "Karen Andrews, Bette Gray Alberta Education Bring Your Own Device to School Emerging Policies and Practices."— Presentation transcript:
Karen Andrews, Bette Gray Alberta Education Bring Your Own Device to School Emerging Policies and Practices
Your BYOD position? 1.Good idea, but were not doing it. 2.Good idea, were just getting started. 3.Good idea, were doing it and its going fine. 4.Not sure that BYOD is a good idea, have not tried it. 5.Not sure that BYOD is a good idea, its not working well in my school/district. 6.Other Poll Question
The Guide: http://www.education.alberta.ca/admin /technology/research.aspx Bring Your Own Device: A Guide for Schools
What is your main interest? 1.What are the BYOD models? (What) 2.The Rationale for BYOD models (Why) 3.How BYOD is implemented (How) 4.How to gauge Readiness (When) 5.The technical considerations (IT) 6.The teaching considerations (ET) Poll Question
Why adopt BYOD models? Question: What are your reasons? Question: What makes BYOD different? What Challenges can you overcome?
Why BYOD? 1.Customization to meet unique needs of each learner. 2.Familiarity, transparency, and facility with the device by students. 3.A seamless bridge between formal and informal learning. 4.Currency and immediate traction. 5.Social creation of knowledge. 6.1:1 Access: Cost and sustainability.
Policy Considerations What policy changes will be necessary in order to fully leverage the implementation of PODs? 1.Responsible/appropriate use –Digital Citienship 2.Equity of access 3.Network access/bandwidth 4.BYOD readiness in schools and school authorities
Policy Considerations What changes are you most concerned about? 1.Responsible/appropriate use –Digital Citizenship 2.Equity of access 3.Network access/bandwidth 4.BYOD readiness in school/s 5.Other Poll Question
Take a moment to consider: What will happen if you dont introduce personally owned devices into your school(s)? Other options?
Are you ready technologically? Equity of access for all students (loaners) Bandwidth, bandwidth, bandwidth BYOD – guest access (security) Charging of devices Security/storage of devices Digital learning environment
Are you ready pedagogically? Professional development Pedagogy that leverages the devices Teacher community of practice Personalization of learning Student productivity Culture of collaboration Digital content – access, licensing, copyright, curation
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