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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.

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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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iPads: From Pedagogical Crutch to Education Innovation

Beth Holland of EdTechTeacher compares classroom use of the iPad to walking with a crutch - in the best possible way. She demonstrates how this versatile tech tool lends itself to support, access and mobility.

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How to Build Support for Education Technology

Blogger Anne O'Brien proposes that state, district, and school level policies need to begin truly support the use of education technology in classrooms.

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An Educator's Letter: What Happened, Google?

Teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron questions Google why it squashed a useful educational tool it once offered.

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Do BYOD Programs Encourage Bullying?

Teacher Albert Roberts, while generally supportive of BYOD programs, looks at potential problems with this approach and offers a few ways to address them.

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Free iPad Apps to Teach Current Events

Educator and blogger Monica Burns gives a quick tour of her favorite iPad apps for integrating online content into her current events lessons.

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Free Apps to Support Vocabulary Acquisition by ELLs

Teacher, one-to-one advocate and blogger Monica Burns shares some of her favorite free apps for supporting English-Language Learners' vocabulary acquisition.

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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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5 Steps for Implementing a Successful 1:1 Environment

Blogger Andy Marcinek outlines the conditions that need to be in place for a successful 1:1 implementation.

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Mobile Learning: 6 Apps and Web Tools for High School Students

Mobile devices are becoming as essential to students' daily lives as, say, breakfast. Experts say it's time to utilize them in our schools to engage students.

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Sharing the Screen in 1:1 Classrooms

Collaborative and whole-group activities in a 1:1 classroom can help build real-time people skills despite (and because of) the technology in students' hands.

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Social Media at School: Teaching Safety on the Virtual Playground

Responsible digital citizens emerge from schools where students are taught about the rules, risks, and trust involved in the safe, respectful use of social media.

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1:1 Laptop Programs: Shifting the Way Students Learn

Guest blogger Chris Ludwig shares his experience with 1:1 laptop programs. #edchat.

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2015's Ed Tech Trends in Review

This year's popular ed tech trends included 3D printing, iPad add-ons, tools to enhance flipped learning, collaborative approaches for 1:1 classrooms, and more PLN-friendly networking tools.

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Accessing Multimedia Using QR Codes

QR codes, an exciting medium for kids learning how to use mobile devices, are a natural tool for linking students to resources you want them to find.

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