Being successful with a BYOD program means great communication with home and parents. Please consider this information and talk with our teachers or administration about any questions, concerns, or suggestions you might have so our program can be stronger.
Support Resources for BYOD
The Prezi for our evening: LINK
Notes from 2017 parent night. LINK
Google Apps for Education
A lot of our work with children relies on Google's apps. Here are a few links or videos that explain Google Drive, or Google Classroom.
Guide or Philosophy for our BYOD program - LINK
The guide linked here should help understand why we believe this is an excellent opportunity for your children to enhance and expand their learning.
Common Questions - LINK
This guide should help answer a few common questions about our BYOD program.
Our Acceptable Use Agreement with Technology - LINK
All students agree to use their technology responsibly. This is no different for our BYOD students.
BYOD - A guide for Schools
Alberta Education's guide for schools implementing BYOD initiatives.
Digital Citizenship - A Guide from Alberta Education
30 BYOD Resources
A compilation of websites outlining resources for implementing BYOD initiatives
Alberta Health Fact Sheet on WiFi in schools.
A short explanation of WiFi in schools and how it is monitored to ensure student safety.
Project Based Learning Rubrics
How to better assess projects in your classroom.
21st Century Classroom Rubric
Interesting rubrics measuring evidence of learning in the 21st century classroom.
Pedagogy First, Technology Second
Technology is great but is not the end goal. How to ensure the focus is on teaching and learning with the use of technology.
The More I lecture, the less I understand
Mixing up our teaching styles must occur in order to engage students in the classroom. A good read on lecturing in the classroom.
Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium Resources on Digital Citizenship
How do we teach students to be good online citizens?
Google Apps for Education (GAFE) Summit Resources (Day 1)
GAFE Summit (Cont)
Notes from the Google Apps for Education Conference attended by many of our staff in Edmonton.
Under 30 Minute Videos on everything Google Drive
Don't know how to use Google Drive? These videos will help you with everything you need to know.
100 Ways to use Google Drive in the Classroom
A new vision for education - a school division's story
Katy Independent School Division transformed their learning model moving to a BYOD environment.
Digital Natives not so savvy
Do kids trust everything they read on the internet?
Winston-Salem Forsyth County Resource Website
BYOD From Innovate Educator Consulting
BYOD Resources for Teachers
Words from a BYOD Pilot