Russ and I led a session at ISTE Unplugged in Denver, CO on June 28th.
Title: Technology has been around forever. Is 1:1 enough?
Description: Many schools in Iowa are implementing 1:1 initiatives. Is placing a computer in every students' hand the end? What next? Bring your thoughts to this forum.
Thanks to those who were able to make the session live and/or online. The archived Elluminate session including audio and a faint video of our discussion outline is available here.
Is your school embracing or on its way to a 1:1 student computer to laptop ratio? In a follow-up post, Russ poses some great questions on his blog related to this conversation. Here's a snippet of "I'm more interested in your teaching than your technology..."
Is 1:1 enough...to change a teacher?We don't have all of the answers, but we're hoping to raise awareness of them through conducting this type of conversation.
Is 1:1 enough...to change a classroom?
Is 1:1 enough...to change a school?
Is 1:1 enough...to engage/empower/enlighten students?
Is 1:1 enough...to get politicians off our backs?
Is 1:1 enough...to move education into the 21st century?