Principal Interest

BYOD – Be brave!


The decision to move ahead with a policy shift to ask students to bring their own device (BYOD) was the subject of much concern and trepidation. As teachers responsible for the  learning of 180 middle school students, any potential added confusion gives you pause for thought. Many of the issues that we had been concerned about didn’t end up causing problems and we found some unexpected ones that we hadn’t considered.

Concerns that didn’t turn out to be issues:

Unexpected issue:

In short, we worried about many things, and experienced few of the woes that we had imagined. If you are considering BYOD and are concerned, be brave. You may be worrying for nothing.