When all students in the classroom have a laptop, tablet, or handheld computer at their fingertips, a whole new world of instructional possibilities appears. Get ready to tap those possibilities with Pamela Livingston’s guide to 1-to-1 programs that work. You’ll find practical planning advice, case studies of successful programs, and a host of implementation resources. Livingston updates this new edition with chapters on 1-to-1 leadership, tablet PCs, and the shift toward learner-centric educational environments. Also included in the new edition is a handy resource mapping the new Web 2.0 tools to various subject areas.
Praise for the first edition:
The Arizona Department of Education recommends 1-to-1 Learning: Laptop Programs That Work for its schools, stating, "This book will give significant help in planning and using laptops in a classroom and be of help in developing a proposal."
"A timely book...1-to-1 Learning: Laptop Programs That Work is a comprehensive resource for planning and implementing laptop programs in the classroom."
"Livingston presents an organized, thorough, readable, and realistic guide for schools considering the implementation of 1-to-1 computing."
—William M. Broderick, Head of School, Fort Worth Academy
"By far the most complete, concise, and well-documented resource available. I just ordered copies for everyone on our technology committee. We are preparing for a 2010 rollout of our 1-to-1 program. 1-to-1 Learning: Laptop Programs That Work will be by our sides through every step of the process."
—Mitch Ward, Technology Coordinator, Carondelet High School