Technology is part of our students lives. As educators, we need to start thinking about how we can incorporate them into our classroom activities. But is it best to provide devices or have students bring their own (BYOD)? What are the barriers you might run into when using devices in the classroom? How can you choose the device and lesson that best fit with your teaching philosophy and style?

Some ideas on BYOD can be found at the BYOD seminar website:

OLTD 509 BYOD Seminar


Here are some additional links to explore:

NSWDEC BYOD Device Neutral Activity Guide

Are We Wired for Mobile Learning? (Infographic)

Mobile Education – Lessons from 35 Education Experts on Improving Learning with Mobile Technology

A List of All the Best iPad Apps Teachers Need

Why tablets are a key learning tool in special education

The tech revolution in Canada’s schools: take home tablets and education apps (video)

The Future of Tablets in Education: Potential vs. Reality of Consuming Media

5 Reasons Why BYOD is a Bad Idea

BYOD Readiness Checklist

Making BYOD Work in Schools

BYOD: Coming to a School Near You (Infographic)

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