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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.

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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.

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

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