Can an administrator revoke a students’ BYOD privilege?
if a student is not following the BYOD guidelines for the use of a
personally owned device, an administrator can revoke the privilege
through the regular discipline process.
How will these devices be used in the classroom?
will use their devices for a variety of activities which will vary from
class to class. Activities may include (but are not limited to):
complete in class activities, collaborate in real time, research for
projects, access websites with curriculum-related content, keep track of
classroom assignments, and record journal entries and other approved
What if a teacher does not allow the device to be used in class?
teacher has the final say on procedures in the classroom. If he/she
asks you to put "DEVICES AWAY" (not to use your technological device),
then you are to follow those directions. Some curriculuar areas are not
geared towards having personal devices used in class.
Is there access to school printers from a device brought from home?
will NOT be available when you log in to the wireless network. Some
solutions include uploading to or using Google Drive, saving your file to a flash drive or printing it from home or
another school computer. Keep in mind that using school printers in the
classroom, computer lab or library is at the discretion of the teacher
or other school staff.
Will students be able to use ear buds or other types of headsets?
Students may use these during class ONLY with the permission of the teacher or administrator.
Will students be able to record teachers or classmates (audio or video)?
is unlawful to record someone without their permission; students should
ONLY record (audio or video) when consent has been granted.
How will students be prevented from just texting their friends or just surfing the Web?
will be instructed to put DEVICES AWAY when they are not completing a
specific instructional task. Teachers should always be mindful of what
students are doing during class
What if a device is stolen when brought to school. Who should be contacted about this?
are the SOLE responsibility of the student/staff who brought it to
school. Bringing your own devices to school can be useful, however some
risks are involved as well. Students are responsible for the security
of their devices they bring to school; teachers and other staff will not
store nor hold onto student devices. It is always a good idea to record
the device's serial number to have in case of theft. Fair Lawn schools
is NOT responsible for the theft of a device nor are we responsible for
damage done to the device while at school. Anytime theft occurs, you
should contact a school administrator to make him/her aware of the
Will students be able to recharge devices during the school day?
should not have the expectation that they will be able to charge
devices at school. Many school buildings do not have the capacity to
handle additional electrical demands for charging personally owned
devices. All devices should arrive at school fully charged.