Bring Your Own Device- BYOD

Learning of the Future

Advantages of BYOD

  • promotes greater student participation in the classroom
  • increase student attendance
  • develop critical thinking skills
  • technology=student interest=student success


STUDENT DEVICES

  • student familiar with own device
  • ease for troubleshooting
  • device appropriate for individual learning style


CONCERNS FOR BYOD

  • electronic devices will promote a distraction for students
  • division between students- have/have nots


WHAT WILL BYOD ACHIEVE IN THE CLASSROOM?

  • no boundaries to learning and exploring
  • students in a global community
  • awareness and appreciation of education
  • increase in self- confidence, esteem and technological abilities


HOW WILL BYOD LOOK IN THE CLASSROOM?

  • students actively engaged in lessons and objectives
  • collaborative learning: students working together, sharing ideas, thoughts, opinions and point of view


IS BYOD SUITABLE FOR EVERY CLASSROOM?

  • yes, on a limited basis if technology is limited or not available


WORLD HISTORY

My aim for this project is to have students use their own devices, BYOD, in class to:


  • research topics
  • retrieve information
  • create short innovative presentations
  • participate in virtual field trips
  • introduce students to Prezi and metacrawler



Huntsville ISD Students Talk about BYOD