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Significant Developments in EdTech for Higher Education

Significant Developments in EdTech for Higher Education

The NMC Horizon Report: 2016 Higher Education Edition, based on the opinions of 58 education and technology experts, identified six important developments in technology that will support innovation and change at higher education institutions within the next five years. Near-Term – Time-to-Adoption: 1 year or less Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – In higher education, … Continue reading

Important Developments in Education Technology

Important Developments in Education Technology

The NMC Horizon Report: 2015 K-12 Edition report, based on the opinions of 56 experts, identified six important developments in technology that will support innovation and change in education within the next five years. Near-Term – Time-to-Adoption Horizon: One Year or Less BYOD BYOD refers to the practice of students/faculty bringing their own mobile devices … Continue reading

Help Make BYOD a Winning Strategy for Education

Help Make BYOD a Winning Strategy for Education

Charles Sweeney, CEO, Bloxx Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD, is the straightforward idea that enables students and staff to bring their own Internet-enabled device to school for learning and working purposes. There are many advantages to implementing a BYOD strategy within a learning environment. For example, learning becomes culturally relevant; it is important for … Continue reading

Security Tips for BYOD and 1:1 Deployment

Security Tips for BYOD and 1:1 Deployment

Devices are a significant investment, regardless of whether the school, student, or parent is supplying them. It’s important that schools invest in protecting these devices, as well as the students who are using them. Aside from basic firewall protection, schools should be investing in a comprehensive web filter and storage solutions for their devices. Web … Continue reading

Tips for BYOD Implementation in Education

Tips for BYOD Implementation in Education

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is a trend that has been becoming increasingly more popular in education – almost 50% of districts allowed, or were developing a BYOD policy in 2014.  After weighing the pros and cons and deciding to roll out a district-wide BYOD program, here are some of the top tips for implementation: … Continue reading

Pros and Cons of BYOD

Pros and Cons of BYOD

While the rise of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) in education has largely been fueled by the cost savings it provides schools, there are many pros and cons schools must weigh when contemplating a BYOD program: Pros Technology.  First and foremost, BYOD allows schools to provide their students the technology necessary in today’s classroom. Additionally, … Continue reading

The Rise of BYOD

The Rise of BYOD

As the 2014-2015 school year draws to close there’s no better time to examine one of this year’s fastest growing trends in the U.S. K-12 Market: BYOD.  BYOD, or “Bring Your Own Device,” refers to the mobile learning initiative in which students and staff are permitted to use their personal mobile devices in the classroom.  … Continue reading

Now Available! Mobile Learning Product Guide

With wider adoption rates of mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets, people are embracing mobile learning more than ever before. Once frowned-upon, online college degrees are now available from some of the most prestigious schools, and many schools offer at least one degree with predominately online classes. We recently published our first Mobile … Continue reading