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.

  • Screen-Free Days in a 1:1 School

    A middle school stows the laptops periodically for an entire day to intentionally foster face-to-face learning experiences and interactions.
    Matthew Howell
  • No Room of One’s Own

    Despite the challenges, there are some upsides for middle and high school teachers in changing rooms throughout the day.
  • The Epic BYOD Toolbox

    We’ve collected dozens of apps and tools for your bring-your-own-device classroom, with options for student writing, presentations, screencasting, assessment, and more.
  • Tech Buddies: Building Technology Skills Through Peer Teaching

    See the learning on both sides when fifth graders teach computer skills to first graders.
  • 60-Second Strategy: Professional Courtesy

    For anyone who’s ever wondered, “How do I get their attention back in a 1:1 environment?”
  • 5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning

    With digital tools like Nearpod, Classkick, Educreations, Explain Everything, and Seesaw, teachers can leverage student-centered, personalized learning in whole-group instruction, guided and independent practice, and reflection.
  • 14 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom

    Edutopia blogger Monica Burns presents a wealth of iPad apps to transform daily math lessons for elementary students.
  • Technology Integration Research Review

    Edutopia’s tech integration research review explores some of the vast body of research out there and helps you navigate useful results.
  • Tech-Based Formative Assessment

    Check for understanding in a meaningful and sustainable way with these assessment tools.
  • Create Engaging Presentations With Free iPad Apps

    Whether improving on the traditional slide show or inspiring new adventures in information design, these free iPad tools help you capture attention and share information.
  • 20 Awesome BYOD and Mobile Learning Apps

    Explore a wealth of tips and links for mobile learning apps that work across multiple platforms, an essential feature for running a BYOD classroom.
  • 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.
  • New G Suite Apps to Boost Your Effectiveness

    Google Cast for Education and Screencastify give you new ways to reach all of your students.
  • Take Note: How to Curate Learning Digitally

    Going beyond the 4Ss of digital note taking (support, save, search, and share), students should work toward curating, synthesizing, and reflecting on their learning.
  • Students’ Best Tech Resource: The Teacher

    Three strategies to make sure your content—not your technology—is your students’ main focus.