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Dianne Krause

TechLearning: One-to-One Computing and Classroom Management - 0 views

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    Luckily, managing a classroom of student's with laptops is mostly about managing the students. This means that you use the same tools for classroom management with laptops as you use for basic classroom management. The following examples emphasize management strategies that work for any classroom, but are especially important with laptops
Dianne Krause

Five Steps for Implementing a Successful 1:1 Environment | Edutopia - 1 views

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    Have you ever wondered what it really means to transform your district, school, or classroom to a 1:1 environment? It is a term we hear a lot about, but not all can see it or experience it. With the takeoff of the iPad and its successor, the iPad 2, the education world is abuzz with the idea of moving towards a 1:1 environment. But is it practical? For some, it is a dream, a wish; for others, it is slowly becoming a reality. So what does a 1:1 environment look like? How will the students and teachers react? Is it the right direction to go?
Dianne Krause

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Ideas to Help You Prepare for Teaching in a 1:1 Classroom - 2 views

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    A couple of years ago I was asked to participate in a brainstorming conference call with some folks from the Maine International Center for Digital Learning. On that day we constructed a list of important things teachers should know when they start teaching in a 1:1 classroom. I just came across the list again and thought it was worth posting again.
Dianne Krause

1:1 Laptop Schools - Connecting and Inspiring Educators in 1:1 Schools - 0 views

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    Ning network for 1:1 schools
Dianne Krause

Getting Attention in the Laptop Classroom - 0 views

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    Over the years we have seen little time or funding devoted to professional development (PD) that might equip teachers with the skills required to make smart and productive use of new technologies. What little PD we have seen was devoted mainly to the learning of software and how to operate the latest toys. We have too often placed carts before horses. Managing learning in the laptop classroom requires considerable savvy. This article explores the dimensions and characteristics of such classrooms, identifies the chief challenges facing teachers in such space, and suggests moves, tactics, strategies, tricks and scaffolding designed to optimize student learning.
Dianne Krause

DIGITAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS: Tools and Technologies for Effective Classrooms - 0 views

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    The goal of installing laptop programs is to increase student learning in the classroom. At Downers Grove South High School, HP laptops are getting a lot of mileage these days. Here is the school's technology coordinator's advice to anyone who has purchased laptops recently or is thinking of starting a one-to-one program. Follow these eleven tips to get the most learning out of your investment.
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