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ERIC Number: EJ788846
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jan
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1053-6728
Tossing out Textbooks: How a Tucson High School Customized Its Curriculum around Its Laptop Program
McHale, Tom
Technology & Learning, v28 n6 p24 Jan 2008
In 2005, Tucson, Arizona's Empire High School made headlines for its decision to forgo textbooks in favor of the digital resources that a wireless one-to-one environment could make possible. Now in its third year, this "inverted" curricular model designed around the laptop program has proven key to innovation and is recognized community-wide as necessary and natural to success. This article discusses how the Empire High School customized its curriculum around its laptop program.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Arizona