By Pamela Livingston
Whilst all scholars within the lecture room have a computer, capsule, or hand-held desktop at their fingertips, an entire new global of educational percentages appears to be like. prepare to faucet these percentages with Pamela Livingston's advisor to 1-to-1 courses that paintings. you can find sensible making plans suggestion, case reviews of winning courses, and a number of implementation assets. Livingston updates this new version with chapters on 1-to-1 management, capsule desktops, and the shift towards learner-centric academic environments. additionally integrated within the re-creation is a convenient source mapping the hot net 2.0 instruments to varied topic components. <> compliment for the 1st edition:
The Arizona division of schooling recommends 1-to-1 studying: machine courses That paintings for its faculties, mentioning, 'This publication will supply major assist in making plans and utilizing laptops in a lecture room and be of assist in constructing a proposal.'
'A well timed book...1-to-1 studying: machine courses That paintings is a finished source for making plans and imposing machine courses within the classroom.'
'Livingston offers an prepared, thorough, readable, and sensible consultant for faculties contemplating the implementation of 1-to-1 computing.'
-William M. Broderick, Head of college, castle worthy Academy
'By some distance 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: computer courses That paintings can be by means of our facets via each step of the process.'
-Mitch Ward, know-how Coordinator, Carondelet highschool
The overseas Society for know-how in schooling (ISTE) is the depended on resource for pro improvement, wisdom iteration, advocacy and management for innovation. ISTE is the most desirable club organization for educators and schooling leaders engaged in enhancing educating and studying by way 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 examine in academic expertise (CARET), and ISTE's annual convention (formerly referred to as the nationwide academic Computing convention, or NECC), ISTE represents greater than 100,000 execs world wide. We aid our individuals with details, networking possibilities, and advice as they face the problem of reworking schooling.
the various components during which we submit are:
-Web. 2.0 within the classroom-RSS, podcasts, and more
-National academic know-how criteria (NETS)
-Professional improvement for educators and administrators
-Integrating expertise into the study room and curriculum
-Safe practices for the web and technology
-Educational know-how for fogeys
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In this way, laptops can be secured when not in use. Teachers check the laptops frequently to be sure they’re all locked in place; if not, they’re “kidnapped” and brought to the Upper School office. Students face disciplinary action if they fail to secure their laptops properly. Cubbies have been such an effective addition to the seventh- and eighth-grade building that Peck’s Academic Link building was designed to have cubbies as well. Even though the CT building for seventh- and eighth-graders was designed for laptops, it wasn’t originally designed for a wireless network.
This campaign was called Challenge 2000, and a target of $650,000 was set. A committee went to work to ask for contributions from board members, parents, alumni, faculty, and others affiliated with the school. A special effort was made to solicit those parents whose children were scheduled to get the laptops in the first and second years, because they would receive the most immediate benefits. In the end, enough money was raised to pay for the laptops and the infrastructural improvements needed to support them, and a laptop program was born.
Apple computers are used to teach Logo. October 1993 E 2020 Vision document represents a first draft of The Peck School Technology Plan. May 1994 E 20 student laptops are purchased to equip one classroom. September 1994 E Leslie Maguire hired to be Upper School technology coordinator. January 1995 Faculty workshops on word processing and network use. E Board considers whether to require students to purchase their own laptops. May 1995 Board presentation on funding needs for a new seventh- and eighth-grade school building with an infrastructure to support laptops.
1-to-1 Learning, Laptop Programs That Work by Pamela Livingston