"IEP4U.COM has over 4000 Goals and Objectives (IEP-ITP) each with changeable benchmarks. The Idea Statements are spread out over seven subjects (Domains) and four functional levels (Limited Version). Teachers, parents and students can now…"
"Areas to consider when setting-up a 1:1 iPad scheme in an educational K12 environment. http://wp.me/p1cQjT-39
Please let me know how other schools have successfully implemented a 1:1 or 1:2 iPad scheme."
"I think all of these products are the "right" product. My thinking is that the platform is not important but rather having connected classrooms where students use 1:1 as a learning process is the goal. I love Ubuntu and the…"
Your points are taken and I understand the different views for different types of educational establishments, especially when money and budgets are very important.
Maybe I should have said that my educational establishment is…"
"Cprofitt - I find your comment informative and I understand the implications of costs for many schools. However, have you looked at Netbooks and Open Source Software from a learning perspective and ease of use? I am currently looking at a 1:1 iPad…"
"Yeah, good point, that is one added constraint. I am actually a big fan of leveraging existing media resources and lectures from MIT OCW, Khan Academy, TED, etc whenever possible to provide continued engaging content, different vioces/faces,…"
"Reverse instruction isn't a new idea, it is just a new skin on differentiated instruction and inquiry learning. It is exactly what a 1:1 program should be about - engaging students with project based learning, discovery methods, and exploring…"
"Having read a lot of the discussions and comments related to your first question -How do we shift teaching and learning pedagogy to a 1:1 computing environment?
I feel concerned that many are asking what is the state doing to help teachers, what PD…"
"Looking at current research and using current personal experiences - I have looked at linking Teacher Appraisal to Teacher Training in a 1:1 Laptop School with reference to 21st Century Teaching Pedagogies http://wp.me/1cQjT
Would welcome criticism,…"
"Great points, PD is the deal breaker when going 1:1 and often why these programs fail. There needs to be a pedagogy shift which is uncomfortable but necessary for student achievement. The real question is what is the opportunity cost if we do not…"
Instructional technology designer, K-20 professional development leader, and adjunct professor in Pennsylvania. Former Media Technology Chair, Instructional Technology Coach, and Grant Project Manager.