We recently received an interesting referrer to our article Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Schools – Considerations. On closer inspection, we found an article on www.teachthought.com titled ’20 BYOD Resources For The 21st Century School’ which included a link to our article.
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Many schools are looking to implement Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) to give students and staff access to personal devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones in classrooms. As technology becomes more and more affordable, students will undoubtedly have access to internet enabled devices at home for learning. However, due to schools budget constraints, the […]
It was not that long ago that the use of mobile devices and social media in to schools and in to the classroom was something that left educators quaking. All they could see were the bad outcomes of students glued to their screens and the negative impacts of social media.
We are fans of the most affordable Mac, the Apple Mac mini. With Apple charging exorbitant prices for the Mac Studio, it more attractive than ever. And, just like the Mac Studio, it’s BYOD (Bring Your Own Display, mouse (or trackpad) and keyboard) which means you need these essentials to complete the desktop. Here is […]
Here is a quick run down of the top budget tablets for education with focus on price points and specifications that matter. If you are looking at a BYOD strategy for your school and are considering devices to recommend to students, here is good place to start.
School districts and administrators contemplating BYOD—Bring-Your-Own-Device— should consider the benefits of enabling students to use personal smartphones, tablets and laptops in and outside the classroom. Provided the right IT environment is in place—one that supports secure, multi-device accessibility—students can gain universal access to existing applications, virtual desktops and digital learning resources, independent of the device […]
We all know at least one person who refuses to be drawn to technology. ‘It’s too difficult’, ‘I’m too old’, ‘It’s not for me’….the excuses are vast and reasoning fairly simple to understand for technology is at once scary and exciting. For a multitude of people who have not yet experienced the draw of technology, […]
Although more often associated with e-books and personal reading, the Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD are actually tablet devices that present exceedingly good value to schools. At present prices you can see how schools can equip everyone in a class with one device each with a bank of 30 or more to share. It was […]
With the great push towards 1-to-1 devices, Amazon has been keen not to be left out either. The typical challenge of deploying, managing and administering of these devices has even been given significant thought with Amazon’s own Whispercast, a cloud based solution that lets schools and businesses manage their Kindle devices and its contents. This […]