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ERIC Number: ED530394
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Mar
Pages: 208
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4522-2005-5
ISSN: N/A
Digital Learning for All, Now--A School Leader's Guide for 1:1 on a Budget
Costa, Jonathan P., Sr.
Corwin
Instead of carrying bulging backpacks, imagine students carrying mobile devices that allow them to access information from anywhere at any time. How do we transition from print to digital learning in the midst of economic challenges? This breakthrough guide shows educators how to affordably make the shift to one-to-one computing and transform schools into digital learning centers. Jonathan P. Costa, Sr. outlines a step-by-step road map of solutions for overcoming budget and systems barriers and moving forward with a sense of urgency. His field-tested strategies show how to: (1) Acquire and pay for necessary equipment; (2) Save money by utilizing open source, crowd sourcing, and Bring Your Own Device; and (3) Align instruction, assessment, curriculum, and professional development for a 21st century learning environment. A content-rich companion website provides adaptable tools, step-by-step guidance, resources, and access to an online interactive community. "Digital Learning for All, Now" will help educators make digital learning a reality on a districtwide scale that is supported at every level, and prepares students for life and work in the 21st century. The time to act is now, and this guide shows you how. [Foreword by Kenneth R. Freeston.]
Corwin, A SAGE Publications Company. 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320. Tel: 800-818-7243; Tel: 805-499-9774; Fax: 800-583-2665; e-mail: order@sagepub.com; Web site: http://www.corwin.com
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A