If we created a venn diagram for BYOD vs. standardized one-to-one, you’d see the number one reason schools turn to a BYOD plan is simple: $$$$. Did you catch that? It’s MONEY. I have yet to come across any resources on BYOD that fail to mention what an enormous savings of budget it is. We can all agree whether your school is private or public, it takes cash to initiate and sustain education technology initiatives, including human capitol. So if your school doesn’t have the cash, it makes sense to turn to BYOD since it’s “cheap,” right? Well …. not quite. The problem with focusing on dollar signs is too often a question of much greater importance is left out.
DJ WeymuthMiddle School MathPark Tudor School, Indianapolis, IN We are thrilled to announce DJ will host “DyKnew: Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Using DyKnow,” a user webinar on April 24th. DJ is a charming conversationalist and you can look forward to his quirky sense of humor in addition to his tips and… Read More »
Last week my colleague Abby Walton and I visited DyKnow expert Elizabeth Helfant at Mary Institute and Country Day School (MICDS) in St. Louis. It was the perfect time to be in “the Lou,” the Cardinals would go on to win Thursday and become world champions Friday night! The city was alive with excitement, and I’m… Read More »
A little while back, our friends at Klein ISD in Texas shared a video with us which profiles Kim Sharp, a freshman English teacher at Klein Forest High School.
Today I read an article on the Wired Campus blog (The Chronicle of Higher Education) about professors at NYU using podcasts and lecture capture technologies to free more time during class for personalized instruction.