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New PDF release: 1-to-1 Learning, Laptop Programs That Work

By Pamela Livingston

ISBN-10: 1564842541

ISBN-13: 9781564842541

Whilst all scholars within the lecture room have a pc, capsule, or hand held laptop at their fingertips, a complete new international of tutorial percentages appears to be like. prepare to faucet these probabilities with Pamela Livingston's advisor to 1-to-1 courses that paintings. you will discover functional making plans recommendation, case reviews of winning courses, and a number of implementation assets. Livingston updates this new version with chapters on 1-to-1 management, capsule computers, and the shift towards learner-centric academic environments. additionally integrated within the new version is a convenient source mapping the hot net 2.0 instruments to numerous topic parts. <> compliment for the 1st edition:

The Arizona division of schooling recommends 1-to-1 studying: computer courses That paintings for its faculties, declaring, 'This booklet will provide major assist in making plans and utilizing laptops in a school room and be of assist in constructing a proposal.'

'A well timed book...1-to-1 studying: desktop courses That paintings is a finished source for making plans and enforcing computer courses within the classroom.'
-CDW-G Newsletter

'Livingston offers an equipped, thorough, readable, and lifelike advisor for colleges contemplating the implementation of 1-to-1 computing.'
-William M. Broderick, Head of faculty, fortress worthy Academy

'By a ways the main entire, concise, and well-documented source to be had. I simply ordered copies for everybody on our expertise committee. we're getting ready for a 2010 rollout of our 1-to-1 software. 1-to-1 studying: desktop courses That paintings can be by means of our facets via each step of the process.'
-Mitch Ward, expertise Coordinator, Carondelet highschool

Topics include:

-technology integration
-technology planning
-tablet PCs
-Web 2.0

The foreign Society for know-how in schooling (ISTE) is the relied on resource for pro improvement, wisdom iteration, advocacy and management for innovation. ISTE is the most appropriate club organization for educators and schooling leaders engaged in enhancing educating and studying by means of advancing the powerful use of know-how in PK-12 and instructor schooling. domestic of the nationwide academic expertise criteria (NETS), the heart for utilized learn in academic know-how (CARET), and ISTE's annual convention (formerly often called the nationwide academic Computing convention, or NECC), ISTE represents greater than 100,000 execs around the world. We help our individuals with info, networking possibilities, and information as they face the problem of remodeling schooling.

many of the parts during which we submit are:
-Web. 2.0 within the classroom-RSS, podcasts, and more
-National academic expertise criteria (NETS)
-Professional improvement for educators and administrators
-Integrating know-how into the school room and curriculum
-Safe practices for the net and technology
-Educational expertise for fogeys

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In addition, technology skill-building could be integrated into the curriculum in a much more consistent and enduring way than was possible before, when students had to travel once or twice a week to the computer lab. Why did a school steeped in more than 100 years of tradition become one of the earliest to institute a 1-to-1 laptop program? Elisabeth Fraser’s leadership was certainly critical, but it also may have to do with the fact that educators at The Peck School tend to be early adopters by nature.

Adding a major program to the school’s budget isn’t done without considerable thought and planning. Walsh remembers that funding was an issue that generated a lot of discussion during the planning stages. One early funding suggestion was the institution of a dedicated technology fee or laptop fee. However, Peck had never before levied any separate book or athletic fees, relying instead on a single yearly tuition fee to cover the majority of costs. With that as a precedent, the board decided to raise tuition to cover the first-year cost of laptops.

Fifth- and sixth-graders continue to take technology classes once every six days, with teachers using laptops as part of regular class instruction. indd 23 Chapter 1 23 5/8/09 10:37:38 AM Part 1 1-to-1 Programs that work P Is for Planning Planning a major initiative at The Peck School always involves the Board of Trustees, a group of volunteers—educators, business leaders, and parents—who are mandated to oversee the school’s fiscal health and steer the school into the future. The board hires and evaluates the Head of School and provides stewardship over the school’s future, ensuring its continuance for future generations.

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