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By Pamela Livingston

ISBN-10: 1564842541

ISBN-13: 9781564842541

Whilst all scholars within the school room have a computer, capsule, or hand held computing device at their fingertips, an entire new global of tutorial chances seems to be. prepare to faucet these chances with Pamela Livingston's advisor to 1-to-1 courses that paintings. you will discover functional 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 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 varied topic parts. <> compliment for the 1st edition:

The Arizona division of schooling recommends 1-to-1 studying: computing device courses That paintings for its faculties, pointing out, 'This e-book will supply 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 machine courses within the classroom.'
-CDW-G Newsletter

'Livingston offers an geared up, thorough, readable, and real looking advisor for colleges contemplating the implementation of 1-to-1 computing.'
-William M. Broderick, Head of faculty, citadel worthy Academy

'By a long way the main entire, concise, and well-documented source to be had. I simply ordered copies for everybody on our know-how committee. we're getting ready for a 2010 rollout of our 1-to-1 application. 1-to-1 studying: machine courses That paintings can 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 overseas 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 ideal club organization for educators and schooling leaders engaged in bettering instructing and studying by way of advancing the potent use of know-how in PK-12 and instructor schooling. domestic of the nationwide academic expertise criteria (NETS), the heart for utilized study 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 pros around the world. We aid our individuals with details, networking possibilities, and suggestions as they face the problem of reworking schooling.

the various parts during which we post 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 study room and curriculum
-Safe practices for the web and technology
-Educational know-how for fogeys

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They carry silver briefcases rather than the standard backpack. These are Peck’s seventh- and eighthgraders, who are given laptops to use 24/7 for all their schoolwork. Just a few minutes ago, many of them were in the “before school” program—laptops open—studying, printing, and listening to music. Look around the walls of Peck, and you might spot a wireless access device, blinking intermittently, sending a signal for faculty and student laptops. These access points provide a little 21stcentury razzle-dazzle to the staid, 19th-century wood paneling.

Educators need to be committed to the success of the overall program and do their part to make it happen. This commitment means believing in the results even though challenges will arise and time-honored habits and traditions will change. To be successful, all stakeholders must be equally committed to providing their piece of the laptop puzzle: hardware, software, network infrastructure, logistics, professional development, and classroom implementation. Schools and districts moving ahead with a laptop initiative should consider how they’re structuring their programs to facilitate each of these crucial elements.

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.

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