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Many schools have implemented 1:1 laptops. Hear how some have done it, the pros and cons, and involvement of staff in the process.
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1:1 laptop initiatives in Iowa [VIDEOS] | Scott McLeod | Big Think

1:1 laptop initiatives in Iowa [VIDEOS] | Scott McLeod | Big Think | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
In Fall 2008, only 6 school districts in Iowa had a 1:1 student laptop initiative in place. In Fall 2011, as many as 90 to 100 districts (one-fourth of the state total) may be giving laptops to some segment of their student population.
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Staff Development Day – ideas for 1:1 laptop learning : Darcy ...

Staff Development Day – ideas for 1:1 laptop learning : Darcy ... | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
Your mission today is to spend some time thinking and sharing about learning in your 1:1 laptop classroom. The key issue about learning in a 1:1 laptop classroom is not the technology but the pedagogy.
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Measuring 1:1 Results -- THE Journal

Measuring 1:1 Results -- THE Journal | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
Four years ago Mooresville Graded School District (MGSD) in Mooresville, NC, rolled out a 1:1 laptop program that put MacBooks in the hands of all students in grades 3 through 12.
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Cullman City 1:1 Laptop Initiative

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Terie Engelbrecht's comments on 1:1 teaching « Gas station without ...

Terie Engelbrecht's comments on 1:1 teaching « Gas station without ... | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
Like many teachers who apply for a grant to get 1:1 laptops (that is the currently fashionable educational jargon for providing each student with their own computer, and it is pronounced “one-to-one”), she changed several ...
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1:1 program helps schools replace textbooks with iPads, laptops - KSDK

1:1 program helps schools replace textbooks with iPads, laptops - KSDK | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
1:1 program helps schools replace textbooks with iPads, laptopsKSDK1:1 means every student is provided with a take home iPad or a laptop. In December, Carondelet Leadership Academy gave 106 of their elementary school students iPads.
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Diffusion of Innovations for Dummies | Education Recoded | Big Think

Diffusion of Innovations for Dummies | Education Recoded | Big Think | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
If a school implements a 1:1 laptop initiative then it needs to be compatible with the needs and behaviors of students and teachers. Thus school leaders need to understand how stakeholders will use the devices and for what ...
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NH Tech Teacher: 1:1 Laptops in Schools. Is it Necessary? | Collaboration in the 21st Century classroom

NH Tech Teacher: 1:1 Laptops in Schools. Is it Necessary? | Collaboration in the 21st Century classroom | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
Anyone who knows me, knows that I advocate for using technology as a tool for differentiation in today's 21st Century classroom. I see great potential if each student has ... My kids are learning, collaborating, creating, and engaged!
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Sagemont, A private school in Weston, FL, Introduces Laptops to 5th ...

Sagemont, A private school in Weston, FL, Introduces Laptops to 5th ... | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
(1888PressRelease) Sagemont, a Broward private school, expands its networked environment to the 5th graders who are learning to care for their laptops, use them for daily research, and even go on virtual field trips.
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Schools sign up for ed reform laptops - Coeur d'Alene Press

Schools sign up for ed reform laptopsCoeur d'Alene PressMore than 170 high schools representing about 84 percent of Idaho's high school students signed up to participate in the first one-third of schools receiving laptops in the state's one-to-one...
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Telecom to supply teachers' laptops - updated - TechDay.co.nz

Telecom to supply teachers' laptops - updated - TechDay.co.nz | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
TechDay.co.nzTelecom to supply teachers' laptops - updatedTechDay.co.nzStory: Telecom finance subsidiary Telecom Rentals has secured a multi-million-dollar contract to supply New Zealand primary and secondary school staff with laptops for the next...
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Students should take advantage of the flexibility of mobile devices - Boise State University The Arbiter Online

Students should take advantage of the flexibility of mobile devices - Boise State University The Arbiter Online | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
Students should take advantage of the flexibility of mobile devicesBoise State University The Arbiter OnlineThe famous devices iPad and iPod Touch have hit classrooms on campus last year, to discover their “potential to be transformative,”...
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IT department takes on challenges - nwitimes.com

IT department takes on challengesnwitimes.comEvery year of the plan, several grades at the elementary school level or content-area departments at the secondary level receive an interactive board, document camera and laptop.
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“Bring Your Own” Vs. “School Provided” 1:1 Laptops | K12Converge ...

“Bring Your Own” Vs. “School Provided” 1:1 Laptops | K12Converge ... | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
“school provided” 1:1 laptops on the ISED-L discussion list. The following are some thoughts. In my experience, either program could work at a school, but the determining factors are school culture and the targeted objectives ...
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Reflecting on two years of 1:1 [guest post] | Dangerously Irrelevant

Reflecting on two years of 1:1 [guest post] | Dangerously Irrelevant | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
Through a partnership with Apple, we implemented a 1:1 laptop program with our students receiving MacBooks. Below are five lessons we learned and the two biggest struggles we continue to face. Lessons learned ...
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Cullman City Schools 1:1 Laptop Initiative

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CoSN Recognizes Visionary Leadership of Cullman City Schools with

2011 TEAM Award

 

New Orleans, LA (March 16, 2011) – "The Consortium for School Network (CoSN) today presented its 2011 TEAM Award to Cullman City Schools, located in Cullman, AL. Each year during its annual conference, CoSN honors a team of technology leaders in a U.S. K-12 school district for effectively using technology to make an impact and transform teaching and learning. The Cullman City Schools technology team was selected as this year’s winner for its effective leadership in using technology to increase opportunities and accessibility for student learning, build community with parents, teachers and school leaders, and improve instruction, teacher training and student learning."

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The Octagon: MacBooks for all—kind of: Ninth graders will get laptops next year - my.hsj.org

The Octagon: MacBooks for all—kind of: Ninth graders will get laptops next year - my.hsj.org | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
The Octagon: MacBooks for all—kind of: Ninth graders will get laptops next yearmy.hsj.orgKelsi Thomas In September, among pencils, pens, notebooks and paper, a shiny new MacBook will be in each freshman's backpack, as SCDS becomes the first school...
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SMCSC students to get personal learning devices - Journal Review

SMCSC students to get personal learning devices - Journal Review | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
SMCSC students to get personal learning devicesJournal ReviewThe South Montgomery Community School Corp. has announced an initiative to provide students with anytime-anywhere access to modern educational and collaborative resources.
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Des Moines school reports student laptops stolen - Chicago Tribune

Des Moines school reports student laptops stolen - Chicago Tribune | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
KCRGDes Moines school reports student laptops stolenChicago TribuneDES MOINES, Iowa— Police have opened a computer theft investigation after school officials reported 53 laptops were missing, some because students at Des Moines' Public Charter...
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What factors hamper the success of a 1-1 laptop program? | Bianca ...

What factors hamper the success of a 1-1 laptop program? | Bianca ... | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
What factors hamper the success of a 1-1 laptop program? Posted on February 12, 2012. I don't purport to have the answer to this question. I do have the predicament of a program that simply isn't working.
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1:1 Laptop Schools - Connecting and Inspiring Educators in 1:1 Schools

1:1 Laptop Schools - Connecting and Inspiring Educators in 1:1 Schools | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
Designed to promote collaboration and best practice in the classrooms of 1:1 laptop schools.
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Latest in IBM Laptops – IBM Thinkpad A31

Latest in IBM Laptops – IBM Thinkpad A31 | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
IBM is really a international pc, technologies also it talking to company along with a program integrator that provides selection of super-powerful, smooth as well as transportable IBM Laptop computers.
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St. Andrew's College leads with technology in its classrooms - Toronto Star

St. Andrew's College leads with technology in its classrooms - Toronto Star | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
Toronto StarSt. Andrew's College leads with technology in its classroomsToronto StarSt. Andrew's College was among the first — about a decade ago — to move to laptops for all teachers, then for students.
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Ole Miss student makes history - WTVA

Ole Miss student makes history - WTVA | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
Ole Miss student makes historyWTVA"It's about meeting the needs of the students here.
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Are School Computer Labs a Bad Idea? | ICTWorks

Are School Computer Labs a Bad Idea? | ICTWorks | 1:1 School Laptop Initiative | Scoop.it
(For what it's worth, I have been surprised at the number of school computer labs that I have seen recently that feature lots of new ... laptops ... lined up in neat rows ... much like the typewriters in the images accompanying this ...
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