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Quick Look: Busting Myths About Kids Using Their Own Devices in School

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Another thought-provoking manifesto by Lisa Nielson, who coaches educators in New York. One idea in specific: "When teachers let students explore, discover, and create, they meet learning goals in ways that teachers and administrators never realized were possible. Students enjoy the opportunity to choose to use their own devices because they have customized them to their personalized needs and interests instead of being standardized."

Myth No. 4: Teachers need to become experts in all the technology students own. Recently, in response to an article describing ways to support students in BYOD, a reader who goes by WAHS SBTS made this comment: "I am a technology resource teacher.

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