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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

1:1 Implementation

Teaching at a 1:1 school or one that's headed that way? Learn about ways to prepare, best practices, curriculum, and management in one-device-per-student learning environments.

Future Ready: Roadmaps to Tech Integration

Effective tech integration begins with strong leadership, mutual trust among all players and stakeholders, and a logical, sustainable plan.

The LAUSD iPad Initiative: 5 Critical Technology Integration Lessons

The missteps in LAUSD's 1:1 program rollout stand as a costly illustration of the vision, planning, and execution actually required for successful district-wide technology integration.

The First 5s with iPads

When introducing new technology in a 1:1 classroom, consider breaking the lessons and tasks into small increments with easily measurable products and goals.

5 Epiphanies on Learning in a 1:1 iPad Classroom

Inspiration and best practices merge into fun, effective learning as one teacher describes what she and her students discovered during their school's first 1:1 year with iPads.

How to Roll Out a 1:1 iPad Program

Learn about a successful phase-in strategy for a 1:1 iPad program used by a Seattle-area middle school.

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Future Ready: Roadmaps to Tech Integration

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The Balance of Screen Time

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Back to School with iPads: 5 Steps for the First 5 Days

Beth Holland of EdTech Teacher presents five practical steps for the first five days of the school year in an iPad-enabled classroom.

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Edutopia blogger Matt Levinson illustrates the importance of formative assessment and suggests engaging ways of using mobile devices to enhance the tried-and-true exit slip.

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Intrigued by the idea of using mobile devices for instructional purposes in the classroom? This playlist from VideoAmy will give you some tips and insights into the challenges and the promise of mobile learning.

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How To Help Families Integrate to 1:1 Programs at Home

Family therapist and author Jason Brand considers the impact on students' home life when a school or district gives everyone an iPad.

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The Simple Power of a Screenshot

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns offers some creative teaching possibilities for the 1:1 classroom based on simple yet effective ways for using screenshots.

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Using Technology to Reach Unreachable Students

Blogger and principal Ben Johnson shares how iPads can assist students who are typically disengaged with learning.

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Challenging the Model of 1:1 with BYOD

Amanda Paquette describes how her school district is blending the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and 1:1 classroom technology models to meet students' needs.

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A Principal's Perspective: Preparing to Distribute Student iPads?

Rolling out iPads to an entire student body isn't easy. Principal Ben Johnson shares strategies for doing so and offers up answers to some important questions.

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Dispelling the Myths About 1:1 Environments

Edutopia blogger Andy Marcinek confronts five myths about 1:1 learning environments and dispels them with experiential evidence.

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Back to School: Differentiation for All Students

Edutopia blogger Ben Johnson offers up teaching and technology tools to differentiate classroom learning.

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Introducing Mobile Technology Into Your Classroom: Structures and Routines

Teacher and blogger Monica Burns explains how a few simple structures and routines can scaffold a successful 1:1 classroom.

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Assistive Technology and the 1:1 Student

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek, in another story about Burlington High's 1:1 program, describes one student's easy use of the iPad as assistive technology.

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