Sunday, October 23, 2011

Episode 3 Podcast - BYOT


The State of Tech - Episode 3 - "Bring Your Own Technology - BYOT / BYOD / BYOL"

Summary: In this episode we talk about schools using Bring Your Own Technology initiatives (BYOT, BYOD, BYOL); where students bring personal laptops, tablets, smart phones, and other devices to school. We also explore practical uses, benefits, challenges, and resources.

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Episode 5 Survey - Creative Tech Support


The November 19th episode of the State of Tech podcast will cover “Creative Tech Support”. Please take a moment to answer this 9-question survey about how your school provides tech support (hardware, software, curricular integration, and such).

The data will be collected, summarized, and shared through the State of Tech podcast and website. The intention is to share helpful ideas about how we can all increase and improve tech support for our schools.

All questions are optional, so do not feel obligated to answer everything, although your feedback through this survey is crucial to the value of this podcast and is greatly appreciated.

Episode 5 - Creative Tech Support - Survey Link: http://tinyurl.com/stateoftech-005-survey



Note: The survey for Episode 4 on Tablets in school is still available until we record that episode on November 5th.  Please feel free to complete that survey as well if you have any experience with Tablets in school.
Episode 4 - Tablets in School - Survey Link - http://tinyurl.com/stateoftech-004-survey

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Episode 2 Podcast - Google Apps


The State of Tech - Episode 2 - "Google Apps for Education"

Summary: In this episode we talk about Google Apps for Education including benefits, practical uses, challenges, and additional resources.

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Episode 4 Survey - Tablets in School


Episode 4 of "The State of Tech" podcast will cover the topic "Tablets in Schools" and will be recorded on November 5, 2011. Prior to each episode we have a survey to collect information for that topic.

This survey addresses schools that are using tablets. The data will be collected, summarized, and shared through the State of Tech podcast and website. The intention is to share best practices, lessons learned, and helpful resources from schools who have experience with this topic.

If you have any experience with using tablets in school, we encourage you to complete this survey. All questions are optional, so do not feel obligated to answer everything, although your feedback through this survey is crucial to the value of this podcast and is greatly appreciated.

Episode 4 - Tablets - Survey link: http://tinyurl.com/stateoftech-004-survey



Note: The survey for Episode 3 on Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) is still available until we record that episode on October 22th.  Please feel free to complete that survey as well if you have any experience with BYOT.
Episode 3 - BYOT - Survey Link - http://tinyurl.com/stateoftech-003-survey