School districts are increasingly moving to a 1:1 format for several reasons. Here are tips from the technology director at Ignacio School District.
The days of giving students tests on paper are coming to an end. More educators are exploring assessment options using students’ 1:1 devices to streamline the assessment process. To save teachers time and effort, some content providers have expanded their platforms to provide users with pre-built assessments, assignments, and activities designed to personalize learning by […]
As central classroom displays have evolved from chalkboards to dry erase boards to interactive whiteboards (IWBs), whiteboarding has grown more interactive and technologically sophisticated over time. More than a decade after their first appearance in classrooms, it’s clear that IWBs and panels can engage students—but cost, the need for training, and concurrent use by many […]
STEM learning is a necessary discipline that hasn’t been fully adopted into American curriculum. Think about it – when we were young we learned basic math and language arts. Why? Because being able to communicate would be important as adults, being able to calculate would be important as adults. They started us young because those […]
The Springfield Catholic High School students in Springfield, Mo. are going to receive new laptops as part of a multimillion dollar deal.
With many schools providing students with their own devices and access to digital coursework, students can continue to learn even when schools close.
Obama’s Computer Science for All initiative aims to increase the amount of instruction in computer science to help student build necessary technical skills needed in the workforce.
Implementing a 1:1 program requires adequate device management, and it takes more than just a tracking tool. Here’s how Barrington Community Unit 220 School District successfully manages its digital assets.
The EdiRedi application by Education Resources allows teachers to easily supervise their students’ use of their name-brand devices, as well control the content to enable individualized instruction. Teachers can also deploy lessons and activities, and differentiate instruction. This solution enables the delivery of new and existing materials at the right pace and level for each student’s needs. The cost-effective application is equal parts device, content and instructional management and looks to benefit 1:1 learning environments.
When going 1:1, most technology professionals know how to prepare their networks, but they don’t always know what device features might be helpful in the classroom and what tools you need to successfully manage a 1:1 environment. We lay out 11 things you need to consider to set your school up for mobile learning success.