"Students’ access to personally owned devices changes teaching and learning."
- Personalization of learning
- Bridging formal and informal learning
- Promote self-directed learners
- Develop 21st century learning skills (ISTE nets for Students)
- Support Common Core curriculum technology strands
Westerly Bring Your Own Device Policy 2302 Adopted 6-5-2013.pdf
NETS for Students
ISTE's NETS for Students (NETS•S) are the standards for evaluating the skills and knowledge students need to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly global and digital world.
NETS Essential Conditions
Necessary conditions to effectively leverage technology for learning.
Project RED Resources
Project RED conducted the first and only national study of education technology to focus on student achievement and financial implications. In our research of nearly 1,000 schools, we discovered a replicable design for successfully introducing technology into the classroom- one that leads to improved student performance and cost benefits.
Hanover Public School District
Informational BYOD web site for school system in Hanover, PA
http://www.schooltechnology.org/Elementary tech teacher blog on technology in the classroom
Forsyth County Schools, GAResources provided to assist the implementation of Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) throughout the Forsyth County Schools System.
Build a School in the Cloud
Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner
BYOT for Parents
Free Online Resources Engage Elementary Kids
Transformative iPad Use in Elementary School
A Vision of K-12 Students Today