Chromebooks and BYOT
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BYOD VS 1-TO-1: Just as Edudemic's Jeff Dunn reveals that at least one student isn't too thrilled with their school's 1:1 iPad program , New Milford High School Principal, Eric Sheninger, is experiencing a change of heart in the 1:1 vs. BYOD debate . Originally a fan of 1:1 device implementations for their ability to provide "equitable access to all students regardless of socioeconomic status" and reduce the "headache for the IT department," Sheninger is no longer sure such benefits outweigh the cons of homogenous devices: "I am beginning to think that 1:1 programs are not necessarily the best option for our students. My main reason for this shift in thought is why would we want to pigeonhole our students to one single device and/or platform?
I’ve been searching for a very long time for a solution that will allow me to produce high-quality screencasts using our Google Chromebooks. Thanks to a quick Google search today, I came across a month-old Youtube video that explains one solution in detail: I’ve gone ahead and ordered the Avertv HD DVR High Definition / Analog Video Capture Card and the StarTech.com DP2HDMI2 DisplayPort to HDMI Video Adapter Converter . I just need to find out when our order of Chromebooks will arrive.
guest written by JD Ferries-Rowe, CIO and Debate Coach, Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School Much of the #byotchat writing on geekreflection.blogspot.com is focused on the big picture: how to implement for a school, why this paradigm shift works, and how it empowers students broadly. But there is a growing number of teachers who work in schools that do not have the infrastructure ready to go, who do not have a voice in the broad school policies, or who are already in a school that has settled on netbooks or iPads.
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Flickr: Orange Fred By Frank Catalano Schools have been adopting iPads with lightning speed — more than 1.5 million have already been distributed to students, a mere two years after the original iPad launch.
The Chromebooks are launched, and with the different operating system unlike the Windows and Mac OS, the options and interface for sure would be a lot different. Doing the most basic things in the Google Chrome OS would be different and new, and one has to learn about it.
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I've been thinking and reading about what it would be like to teach a (math) class in a school with a Bring Your Own Device policy.
Years ago, when farms dominated our landscape, children were responsible for performing meaningful jobs that were vital to each family’s success. Depending on their age, children would care for animals, repair farm equipment, prepare food to sell at local markets and more. Children were essential to the very survival of the family.
Teachers and administration will have the opportunity to attend weekly sessions that explore ways in which personally owned devices can be incorporated into their instruction. These sessions take place during the morning collaboration period.
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These are some great new tutorials for Chromebook. They're simple, irreverent, and short.