How This School District Turned its Students' Love of Mobile into Better Learning

Teenagers with BYOD

Teenagers. They may forget your request to mow the lawn, fill up the gas and clean their rooms, but they’ll never fail to bring their smartphone or tablet when they go out of the house.
Indeed, teens would be the dream demographic for an organizational Bring Your Own Device policy – they use them constantly, they could train your IT staff on the latest devices, etc. – apart from the inconvenient fact that you don’t really need an iPhone to man the french fry station at Jack in the Box.
But schools, that’s a whole different ball of wax. Katy Independent School District in Texas figured out how to leverage BYOD with its students, turning what had once been a classroom disruptor into a learning tool – and better test scores.
Full Text: How This School District Turned its Students’ Love of Mobile into Better Learning, Test Scores | ZDNet.

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