Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs are teaching students to use devices they’re used to using for Twitter and texting. As a school’s culture shifts into one that encourages open conversation, often filtered through devices, students can begin to make decisions about how they learn. Though technology isn’t a requirement for conversation, devices give both students and teachers new outlets to communicate.
Read more about digital citizenship, collaborative learning, and device access of BYOD at MindShift.
Yvonne is a writer for Edtech Times who is most interested in technology's role in culture. When she is not combing the web for the latest in educational technology, she is reading classic literature or watching the game on TV. You may know her from Gradeable, Boston.com, Emerson College, Busa Wine & Spirits, UMass Dartmouth, or Burlington High School.