Resources

  • The following documents and online articles demonstrate the importance of Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) -- sometimes referred to as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) -- in 21st century teaching and learning.  They also illustrate how this positively supports change in the instructional environment in districts like Boyertown Area School District.
    The NMC Horizon Report series is the most visible outcome of the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research effort established in 2002 that identifies and describes emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, research, or creative expression within education around the globe.
    See why several obstacles often cited for not doing BYOT are refuted by schools who have done Bring Your Own Technology successfully.
    Creative learning strategist Barbara Bay asks 7 thought-provoking questions surrounding Bring Your Own Technology.
    A commentary on the inevitability of BYOT.
    ISTE's NETS for Students (NETS•S) are the standards for evaluating the skills and knowledge students need to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly global and digital world.
    Digital Citizenship is a concept which helps teachers, technology leaders and parents to understand what students/children/technology users should know to use technology appropriately.
    The Partnership for 21st Century Skills is a national organization that advocates for 21st Century Readiness for every student.