1-to-1 Learning: Laptop Programs that Work

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ISTE (Interntl Soc Tech Educ, 2006 - Computers - 164 pages
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A timely book. . . . 1-to-1 Learning: Laptop Programs that Work is a comprehensive resource for planning and implementing laptop programs in the classroom. --CDW-G Newsletter

When every student in the classroom has a laptop, tablet, or handheld computer at their fingertips, a whole new world of instructional possibilities appears. Get ready to map those possibilities with Pamela Livingston's guide to 1-to-1 programs that work. You'll find practical planning advice and a host of implementation resources.

Learn how to form an effective and inclusive planning committee, choose hardware and software that will integrate well with existing systems, select the most cost-effective purchasing, support, and funding options, anticipate and overcome logistical challenges, plan professional development activities that inspire teacher buy-in, and much, much more!

Learn from the leaders of the most successful 1-to-1 programs in the country how to plan and roll out a program that will work from day 1!

About the Author

Pamela Livingston has been an educator and administrator at independent schools for thirteen years. 1-to-1 Learning is the result of interviews with more than three dozen laptop school leaders, a review of the studies and research on laptops and schools, and the author's own professional experience leading the laptop program at the Peck School in Morristown, New Jersey, where she works as head of technology.

 

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One on one computing, where every student has a computing device all day long and can takes the computer home at night are becoming more and more common. This book demonstrates that growing ... Read full review

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Contents

TO 1 PROGRAMS THAT WORK
9
Individual School Programs
31
Districtwide and Statewide Programs
43
Part 2
69
Professional Development for Teachers
85
Implementation and Logistics
95
TEACHING AND LEARNING IN A 1TO1 ENVIRONMENT
109
Bridging the Gap between Informal and Formal Learning Environments
115
Classroom Management Strategies for 1to1
123
Teaching with LaptopsA Model Lesson
129
Looking to the Future of Ubiquitous Computing
137
Support Documents from The Peck Schools 1to1 Program
143
References and Resources
153
National Educational Technology Standards
159
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About the author (2006)

Pamela Livingston has served as director of technology for several independent schools. She is currently educational technology analyst at the headquarters of EdisonLearning. She has written for Digital Directions, Learning & Leading with Technology, Technology & Learning, PC Magazine, and PC Sources, and she writes a monthly column for HotChalk.

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