ERIC Number: EJ856116
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Choosing the Perfect Tools for One-to-One
Bouterse, Brian; Corn, Jenifer O.; Halstead, Elizabeth O.
Learning & Leading with Technology, v37 n1 p14-17 Aug 2009
From one-to-one learning initiatives to laptop carts, schools all over the country are using portable computing models to achieve flexible technology access. To maximize learning and engagement at a sustainable cost, selecting the appropriate computing device is of utmost importance to best meet the needs of teachers and students. After all, a device that is not compatible with the current or future technological infrastructure could mean disaster for an ed tech initiative. This article focuses on selecting the appropriate portable computing devices for a school- or district-level one-to-one learning initiative. It presents six questions that must be considered before implementing a portable learning initiative at a school or district.
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Computers, Technology Integration, Student Needs, Models, Educational Objectives, Electronic Learning, School Districts, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education, Identification
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: United States