Sam is a tech evangelist, e-learning and learning platform enthusiast, tablet and smartphone chomping maniac, mac and windows zealot, wireless & network genius, developer, designer, user experience tinkerer, moodle and sharepoint two timer, social media junkie, web analyst and server engineer (and an all round good guy).He has over 18 years of tech experience ranging from ground-breaking university research networks to high level secure government extranet projects. He has overseen many megabuck project deployments from Building Schools for Future to harnessing technology, improving sustainability and realising a performance framework for technology in school.And now, while every other so-called expert and consultant is plotting away on world domination, Sam is quietly working on helping each and every teacher, lecturer and trainer, one school at a time to make the most of Technology for Teaching to enrich every child’s learning experience.

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  1. OTR Links 12/13/2012 « doug – off the record
    December 13, 2012 @ 5:32 am

    […] Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Schools – Considerations | Colour My Learning […]

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  2. Going BYOD in School Infographics | Colour My Learning
    December 13, 2012 @ 7:55 pm

    […] from our article earlier this week on the same subject Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Schools – Considerations, here is a useful infographics we found created by the lovely people at Online […]

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  3. BYOD Work in School
    December 17, 2012 @ 10:31 am

    Here is a look at how three schools made it work http://www.emergingedtech.com/2012/12/making-byod-work-in-schools/

    Learn from their experiences.

    Oak Hills Local School District
    1. engage the community
    2. develop a core team
    3. develop the infrastructure
    4. develop the tools
    5. develop a portal
    6. develop AUP
    7. build curriculum
    8. consider devices
    9. monitor usage
    10.start an online FAQ

    Visit link for more.

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  4. Colour My Learning
    December 19, 2012 @ 12:28 am

    Open Colleges published an article on this topic: 10 Reasons Why BYOD is a Good Idea by Miriam Clifford http://newsroom.opencolleges.edu.au/trends/bring-your-own-device-byod-10-reasons-why-its-a-good-idea/

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  5. Misconceptions of Teaching with Technology | Colour My Learning
    January 16, 2013 @ 7:54 am

    […] and many teachers who have realised this now, understand how Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) can contribute in the classroom, regardless of the difference in […]

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  6. Bring Your Own Devices | chat2lrn
    February 3, 2013 @ 11:14 am

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  7. From One-to-Many to 1:1 – Handheld Learning for Learning and Teaching « ICT for Teaching & Learning in Falkirk Primary Schools
    March 5, 2013 @ 1:52 pm

    […] Bring Your Own Device – a post by Samuel J Tan setting out “28 things you need to consider when implementing BYOD in schools” covering the planning stage, implementation strategies, on-going considerations, parental engagement and network infrastructure.  […]

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  8. Featured: 20 BYOD Resources | Colour My Learning
    April 9, 2013 @ 8:05 pm

    […] recently received an interesting referrer to our article Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Schools – Considerations. On closer inspection, we found an article on http://www.teachtought.com titled ’20 BYOD Resources […]

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  9. treylynn
    April 17, 2013 @ 12:07 pm

    helpful this helped me out a lot because i am in school and we are doing research and it gave me some great ideas.

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  10. Colour My Learning
    April 17, 2013 @ 1:52 pm

    Thank you Treylynn, we are glad it was useful to you and if you would like more of the same, check out http://www.colourmylearning.com/?s=byod

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  11. 20 BYOD Resources For The 21st Century School | Fluency21 – Committed Sardine Blog
    May 3, 2013 @ 8:15 pm

    […] 9. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Schools – Considerations – 28 things to consider when planning a BYOD program. […]

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  12. Tasmanian IT – IT Management As A Service – Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Schools – Considerations
    May 26, 2013 @ 4:33 am

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  13. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Schools – Considerations | Cualli Lectura y Educación
    June 18, 2013 @ 4:16 pm

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  14. BYOD in Schools - No Longer a Four Letter Word - True Wireless - Wireless Mobility in Education
    August 7, 2013 @ 12:46 pm

    […] are many considerations when implementing BYOD in schools that the district must consider. Time and research is needed […]

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  15. 20 BYOD Resources For The 21st Century School | Fluency21 – Committed Sardine Blog
    August 30, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

    […] 9. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Schools – Considerations – 28 things to consider when planning a BYOD program. […]

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  16. acronyms, twitter and an Evening Out… |
    March 14, 2014 @ 2:56 pm

    […] Manitoba School Library Association at the MEL -Manitoba Education Library about BYOD – Bring Your Own Devices. {enough acronyms for […]

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  17. MSLA LIT Forum | Visible Dialogue
    March 16, 2014 @ 2:04 am

    […] Great Article, especially after #litforum ~ Bring Your Own Device in Schools – Considerations  http://www.colourmylearning.com/2012/12/bring-your-own-device-byod-in-schools-considerations/&… via […]

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  18. Technologies in education…are you on board? | Mrs.Bingaman's FACS Page
    October 21, 2014 @ 10:34 pm

    […] the matter and shared a few hurdles they needed to jump in order for it to work. Here is a list of considerations that I found about implementing a BYOD policy in schools. After that one day I didn’t really hear […]

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