What is BYOD? - Alief Independent School District

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How we begin…..
What is BYOD?
• BYOD is an acronym for Bring Your Own Device.
• A “device” is defined as a privately owned
laptop, tablet computing device, netbook,
notebook, e-Reader, iPod Touch, iPad, or
smartphone
• For this program, “device” also includes any
similar product owned by Alief and provided for
student use
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Why BYOD?
• To expand our students’ 21st Century
learning opportunities
• To access the internet and understand
when and how to use tools appropriately
• To harness technology our students use
every day for educational purposes
• To promote creativity and innovation
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Which mobile devices are allowed?
• Internet enabled devices that can connect to the
district’s wireless network
• These devices may include, but are not limited to:
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iPod Touch
iPad
other tablet computing devices
smartphones
laptops
netbook
e-Readers with internet access
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HNGC BYOD
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When will BYOD begin?
• All Level 1 teachers
• Personal device
– Used for instructional purposes only
Review AUP RUP / BYOD policy
All parent letters returned
Classroom procedures in place
Signage prepared
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Which schools are involved in Phase 1?
High Schools: Kerr, HNGC, Elsik
Middle Schools: Albright, O’Donnell
Intermediate Schools: Budewig, Miller
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How will mobile devices be
used in the classroom?
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Projects
Research
Response device for assessments
Collaboration
Presentations
Other instructionally appropriate and school
related purposes
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Internet Safety
• Always aware; always monitoring
• Constant and continual
discussions/opportunities
• Teach students to
– Protect themselves-no identifying info
– Protect others- cyberbullying etc.
– Protect Intellectual property- citing all sources
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What is the expectation for use of
mobile devices in my classroom?
• Only Level 1 teachers who have attended a BYOD
campus training may use a personal device in their
classrooms for appropriate instructional purposes
only
• The teacher determines when use of mobile
devices is instructionally appropriate
– Not allowed for entertainment within the classroom
• Students are responsible for their own mobile
devices
• Teachers and Students are expected to abide by the
AUP/RUP’s .
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How will I control which apps are on a
student owned device?
• You have no control over what apps are on a
student’s device
• Design lessons around Web 2.0 tools
• Student devices must be capable of accessing
internet resources
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What support will be provided?
• Professional learning opportunities will be provided
throughout the school year in Eduphoria.
• Additional support will be available from your Tech
Specialist and Technology Integrator
• BYOD website , off the Alief district main page, will
provide ongoing support for your classroom
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How will my students access the
Internet?
• Students access the internet through the Alief
BYOD wireless network
• Students go to Settings/wi-fi and select Alief
BYOD> login using their network username &
password
• This network provides filtered internet access only
• All access will be monitored for the purposes of
network security and student safety
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What are the responsibilities of
students?
• Read, agree, adhere and return the Alief ISD
BYOD Student Parent Agreement
• Students are responsible for any data or app
charges that are incurred from a service
provider
• Students are responsible for the safety and
use of their own device
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What are the responsibilities of
students continued?
• The Alief BYOD network is provided for appropriate
instructional purposes
• Students may not use devices in parts of the school
designated as “no technology zones” or any other
areas where devices are not permitted
• No device may be used to record, store, or transmit any
type of image, sound or video from Alief, except for
approved projects and with the express permission of
the teacher
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What are the responsibilities of
students continued?
• The condition of the their device used for BYOD
including updates, antivirus software and any repairs
• Their device should be brought to school fully
charged
• The student is fully responsible, at all times, for
personal devices brought to school. Alief is not liable
for any loss, damage, or theft of personally owned
devices
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What are the student consequences ?
• The student's device may be inspected and/or
confiscated
• Additional disciplinary action involving misuse of
technology may extend to loss of technology
privileges
• Further action as determined by Alief Student
Handbook, Campus Administration and Discipline
guidelines.
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When Can Students Begin Using their
Device in my Classroom?
• Devices may be used only after all students
and parents/guardians have signed and
returned the Responsible Use Agreement.
• Teacher will designate when BYOD days are
scheduled verbally, through their eChalk class
page calendar or “Remind” web tool.
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What if a student does not have a
device to bring to school?
• The District will provide access to the internet
via classroom computers and a limited
number of mobile devices
• Students may collaborate with another
student as appropriate
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Practical Tips
• Check out/in procedures in place
for district owned devices
• Devices are always off until
directed to turn on
• Power off, put away
• Students never leave their device
on a table or loan to another
student
• Signage-Zone Posters
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Make BYOD Understood
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#1 Classroom Management Tip:
Planned Appropriate Instructional
Lesson
Signage! Signage! Signage!
Monitor! Monitor! Monitor!
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If We Do BYOD Right
the opportunities for our students
are endless……….
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