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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

Swivl – The Personal Cameraman for Flipping Classrooms

Introducing the Swivl – a robotic video accessory for mobile devices that records and follows the user’s every move. We’re extremely excited to add Swivl to our mobile learning ecosystem, because video in the classroom is central to the mobile learning experience as a powerful tool for delivering content, sharing information, improving instruction and enhancing … Continue reading

All Charged Up

Post by Thilo Lutzeler, LAR/VAR Segment Manager Guess what!? Another district in your territory has embraced Bring Your Own Device Initiatives (BYOD)! And they’ve thought of everything. They’ve updated the wireless infrastructure, tackled user authentication and device provisioning issues, beefed up their array of cloud-based apps, and hammered out an acceptable use policy for students. Hopefully, they … Continue reading