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Using Mobile Devices To Rethink Homework

Date of broadcast: 
Wed, 11/09/2016
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While administrators can face a variety of challenges when it comes to mobile device deployments and BYOD environments, using mobile technologies effectively can provide new opportunities for learning, including rethinking the age-old institution of homework.

Attend this web seminar to learn how the Putnam City Schools in Oklahoma is using thousands of mobile devices in the district to promote deeper student learning, and rethinking the practice of assigning homework in the process. The director of instructional technology at Putnam City will discuss why the district’s leadership decided to rethink its approach to mobile devices, how technology can provide a better model than traditional homework across grades K-12, and share some best practices for more effectively incorporating mobile devices, rethinking homework and creating better models for learning in any district.

Topics will include:

  • The landscape of mobile devices in schools
  • How mobile devices and BYOD can provide more learning opportunities
  • Why administrators in the Putnam City Schools decided to rethink homework
  • Best practices in mobile device deployments

Scheduled speakers:
​Charri Stratton

Director of Instructional Technology
Putnam City Schools (Okla.)

Josh Davis
Education Market Manager

Who will benefit:  Superintendents, technology directors and other administrators interested in mobile device deployments, BYOD and rethinking homework. Anyone may attend.