Recently I was in Bisbee, Arizona, to visit my brother. Being a New Englander born and bred, I love traveling to the Southwest -- everything is so different!Read More.
"Saying No to School Laptops: Programs to Give All Students Computers Come Under Fire Over Costs, Inappropriate Use by Kids," published on August 31, 2006, in the Wall Street Journal and written by Jessica E....Read More.
When one-to-one computing comes to a school, teachers, librarians, administrators, and technical staff have plenty to learn.Read More.
Recently some 325 middle school kids from across the state of Maine (as well as a few visitors from neighboring New Hampshire) converged on the Gorham campus of the University of Southern Maine.Read More.
At 12:30 P.M. I am sitting in an airport waiting for a flight to NYC. I am a tad embarrassed to be sitting here, truth be told, as I should have been on the 6 A.M. flight, and should have been in a museum by now.Read More.
Moderator's note: This is the second of two blog posts on using digital video projectors in the classroom. You may want to read the first post, "Size Matters: Large-Screen Digital Projectors," before reading this second post....Read More.
In Edutopia video segments, you often see teachers and students using a television in place of a computer monitor to provide better access to visual information. The reasons for using the television instead of the monitor are pretty straightforward: The television has a larger screen,...Read More.
One key component of a successful implementation of one-to-one laptop computers is leadership in many forms, one of the most important being a Leadership Team.Read More.
A school district I am working with is moving very cautiously and purposefully toward one-to-one implementation in its high school in fall 2007. It will distribute carts of iBooks to four classrooms by way of a pilot program a full year before the rest of the school comes on board.Read More.
In my work with one-to-one schools (those where each student has access to a computer -- preferably a wireless laptop) and those considering the move to the one-to-one model, I get to visit lots of classrooms.Read More.