1. Who wrote this article? How does his profession influence his perspective?
The person who wrote this article was Doug Johnson. His profession influences his perspective by giving off details and reasons/explanations to why personal devices should be allowed in school.
2. Re-read paragraphs 1 and 2. Define BYOD.
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is a program that tries to encourage schools to allow students to bring in their own devices to their schools.
3. In the second bullet-point, what does ubiquitous mean?
Ubiquitous means being around more.


4. According to the first section of the article, why is BYOD becoming so popular in schools?
The reason why BYOB has become so popular in schools is because of its effort to let schools to allow electronics into school.


5. In the second section entitled Steering in the Right Direction, what does Johnson mean when he uses the proverb, "It's easier to steer a camel in the direction it is already headed"? Why do you think he chose to use this type of evidence to support BYOD?
What Johnson means by "It's easier to steer a camel in the direction it is already headed" is that technology is already taking its approach in making more technology and it wont stop no matter what the occasion is.
6. Re-read the first sentence in the section entitled The Importance of Having a Plan. What is the meaning of the word influx?
The meaning of the word influx



7. Re-read the subheading Establishing policies. Why do you think Johnson offers this advice to school administrators?



8. Johnson thought of many counterarguments the negative team may bring up by offering advice to prevent certain problems BYOD can bring. What are 4 these problems? How do his rebuttals strengthen his argument?



9. Re-read the last paragraph. What does equity mean? Do you agree with Johnson or Stager?
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