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By Pamela Livingston

Whilst all scholars within the lecture room have a computer, pill, or hand held desktop at their fingertips, a complete new international of educational probabilities seems. prepare to faucet these probabilities with Pamela Livingston's consultant to 1-to-1 courses that paintings. you will find sensible making plans recommendation, case stories 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 recent net 2.0 instruments to numerous topic components. <> compliment for the 1st edition:

The Arizona division of schooling recommends 1-to-1 studying: desktop courses That paintings for its colleges, pointing out, 'This publication 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: computing device courses That paintings is a accomplished source for making plans and enforcing computing device courses within the classroom.'
-CDW-G Newsletter

'Livingston provides an equipped, thorough, readable, and sensible advisor for colleges contemplating the implementation of 1-to-1 computing.'
-William M. Broderick, Head of college, 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 application. 1-to-1 studying: computer courses That paintings should be via our facets via each step of the process.'
-Mitch Ward, know-how Coordinator, Carondelet highschool

Topics include:

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

The foreign Society for expertise in schooling (ISTE) is the relied on resource for pro improvement, wisdom new release, advocacy and management for innovation. ISTE is the greatest club organization for educators and schooling leaders engaged in bettering instructing and studying by means of advancing the powerful use of expertise in PK-12 and instructor schooling. domestic of the nationwide academic expertise criteria (NETS), the guts 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 pros around the world. We help our individuals with info, networking possibilities, and advice as they face the problem of reworking schooling.

a few of the parts within which we post 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 net and technology
-Educational know-how for folks

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Diebold requested and received special hardware and software to collect data for seventh- and eighth-grade science labs. The result was higher quality lab reports, which took less time for students to complete and teachers to assess. indd 32 1-to-1 Learning Laptop Programs That Work 5/8/09 10:37:43 AM The Peck School Chapter 1 Whereas 90% of lab time had formerly been spent on mechanics and paperwork and only 10% on working with students to deepen their conceptual approach to assignments, Diebold now found he could spend “a bigger percentage of time on teaching students how to think like scientists and less time on the mechanics of the process” (personal interview, October 6, 2005).

These access points provide a little 21stcentury razzle-dazzle to the staid, 19th-century wood paneling. indd 21 21 5/8/09 10:37:37 AM Part 1 1-to-1 Programs that work Timeline the Peck School’s Laptop Program 1982 E Peck chooses the Apple II as a hardware platform for its wealth of educational software. September 1984 E Elisabeth Fraser becomes Peck’s first technology chair. September 1985 E Technology teacher hired for the Lower School. Apple computers are used to teach Logo. October 1993 E 2020 Vision document represents a first draft of The Peck School Technology Plan.

Joel Backon, director of information technology at Choate Rosemary Hall, replied (personal communication, June 21, 2003): Quantity of content has not traditionally fit well with technology integration…[however,] you have developed an enlightened approach to teaching and learning…[and] your best students could not be more prepared for the most rigorous schools. They will have received an excellent middle school education supplemented by a rich technology experience and the responsibility of managing their studies with a laptop computer—an impressive set of skills and talents for any rising ninth-grader.

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