Tag Archives: BYOD

Controlling What Students Can Access

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato Recently I have been discussing multiple new security measures for academic networks. From these discussions with other schools, engineers, and suppliers, I have created set of goals to help keep the development of network … Continue reading

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Browse This My Way- Low Tech & Free Browser Standards Implementation

Without directly managing software on student laptops, sometimes it is frustrating to implement simple standards, such as, which browser should students use. I decided to take the simplest approach possible and consider users on Apple laptops, Windows, and iOS devices. … Continue reading

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Stopping Entitlement Part II : The Gaming Matrix for Earning Technology at School

Not long ago I wrote a post concerning a new plan for managing when and how students access technology. This plan is based-on a boarding school model, where year 6-10 go home on the weekends, while the older students stay … Continue reading

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Stopping Entitlement & The Arbitrary Security

This is one of those posts that I may regret writing in a few months. It is more of a plan than a post, and a plan I intend to sell with significant confidence. Starting in the fall, when students … Continue reading

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The Whitelist vs The Blacklist (Not the TV Show) and Your BYOD Implementation

A whitelist is a a list of users, IP address, etc. that have permission to do something, and a blacklist is just the opposite. For example, organizations routinely blacklist websites that employees should not use. In a BYOD (Bring Your … Continue reading

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Don’t use the  Watch in your classroom

I’m not kidding damn it. Don’t even think about it. If you are, then you need to splash some cold water on your face, shake your head vigorously from side to side or visit your school nurse and breathe in … Continue reading

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Don’t interview anyone who hasn’t accomplished anything. Ever.

This post is focused on a post I read on Slashdot. The link and excerpt at below. Why the New Guy Can’t Code Don’t interview anyone who hasn’t accomplished anything. Ever. Certificates and degrees are not accomplishments; I mean real-world … Continue reading

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Defining BYOD – Bring Your Own Device

Defining BYOD Everyone always asks me if I have evidence that BYOD is a good model. I used to say, “Not really.” Now, I just ask a few questions in response to that question, such as: Do you want to … Continue reading

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Single Missions vs Swarm Logic

Single Missions vs Swarm Logic from “The BYOD Playbook” , available soon on the Kindle and iTunes stores ____________________________________________________ In 1973 the Hughes Glomar Explorer was secretly commissioned to do one thing- raise a sunken Soviet submarine from 17,000 feet of … Continue reading

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Avoid Tech Zealots and Fanboys

Avoid… zeal·ot  ~ A person who is fanatical and uncompromising in pursuit of their religious, political, or other ideals. fan·boy  ~ A fan, sometimes also called aficionado or supporter, is a person with a liking and enthusiasm for something.  Do I really … Continue reading

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