The documents and online articles linked to below demonstrate the importance of Bring Your Own Device in 21st century teaching and learning. They also illustrate how this initiative has changed the instructional environment at districts like West Shore.
- K-12 Horizon Report (Downloadable PDF File)
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.
- 7 Myths About BYOD Debunked
See why several obstacles often sited for not doing BYOD are refuted by schools who have done Bring Your Own Device successfully.
- Seven Questions for BYOD
Creative Learning strategist Barbara Bay asks 7 thought provoking questions surrounding Bring Your Own Device.
- The Future of Educational Technology
A commentary on the inevitiability of BYOD.
- National Educational Technology for Students
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
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.
- Partnership for 21st Century Skills
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills is a national organization that advocates for 21st century readiness for every student.