Moving to using mobile devices for learning

Moving to using mobile devices for learning

Transitioning into an era of mobile learning – a blogpost by Ontario educator Christina Moore setting out the case for, and the benefits to be gained by, having pupils using their own mobile devices used to support learning in the classroom. The blogpost suggests different ways in which mobile devices can be used in the classroom Read more

9 Tips for a Successful School BYOD Implementation

9 Tips for a Successful School BYOD Implementation

9 Steps to a successful school BYOD implementation – a blogpost by Sarah Cornelius which provides advice for schools moving to have pupils use their own devices to support their learning in the classroom. This sets out 9 steps which include ensuring that everyone understands what is hoped to be achieved and all the positive Read more

European Schoolnet Guide to BYOD for School Leaders

European Schoolnet Guide to BYOD for School Leaders

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Guide for School Leaders  – a new publication by the European Schoolnet’s Interactive Classroom Working Group (ICWG). “The guide is designed to provide school leaders, local education authorities and other decision makers with information on BYOD trends, options and examples from schools in European countries and in other parts of Read more

An introduction to BYOT - Bring Your Own Technology - for parents

An introduction to BYOT – Bring Your Own Technology – for parents

Bring Your Own Device or Bring Your Own Technology or Use Your Own Device BYOT for Parents – an explanatory video about Bring Your Own Technology by US educator Amy Mayer, aimed at parents/carers, describing different ways in which mobile technology might be used in a classroom situation to support learning and teaching. It gives examples Read more

Connected Learning – the Preston Lodge High School example

Do you wonder how other schools are using mobile devices to support learning and teaching? Well, East Lothian Secondary Schools now offer wireless learning for all young people. This means that young people can use school or personal devices to access a very wide range of learning materials online. This new opportunity creates important new Read more

What Apps would you Add to the BYOD Set of Classroom Apps

What Apps would you Add to the BYOD Set of Classroom Apps

The BYOD Set of Classroom Apps a visual poster of apps collated by Dr Bruce Ellis which lists apps available for both iOS and Android devices, most of which are free. The question is posed as to what apps you would want to add to that – which apps have you found which work across Read more

Digital Icebreakers

Digital Icebreakers

Digital Icebreakers – a post by Shelly Terrell which describes activities particularly appropriate for use when starting a new term or new session with a fresh group of learners, which make use of mobile devices or online tools to help learners become familiar with their new peers, new learning environment, and to share aspirations and possibilities Read more

BYOD Toolchest

BYOD Toolchest

The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) – a comprehensive post by Vicki Davis which starts with categories of what educators or pupils may wish to do as a learning activity, and then lists a variety of tools which work on multiple mobile device platforms, and describes each tool in turn in Read more

BYOD4L

BYOD4L

Bring Your Own Device for Learning (BYOD4L) is an online, free, non-registration week-long course provided by several higher education institutions as a way of providing a platform for anyone (whether learner or teacher) to engage in reflection, practical activity, and collaboration on the theme of Bring Your Own Device for Learning. This online resource is Read more

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