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BYO, Chromebooks and Innovative Learning in Southeast Texas A robust wireless infrastructure, Google Apps for Education, student-owned devices, and Acer Chromebooks are the perfect backdrop for innovative classroom learning in Dayton ISD. Read more
A 1:1 Inquiry-Based High School Shares Its Vision Thanks to a new partnership with Dell, Philadelphia’s Science Leadership Academy will be rolling out Chromebooks to all of its students and serving as a model for other schools the country. Read more
1:1 Laptops Set the Stage for District-Wide Innovation Twelve years ago, Roanoke County Public Schools (RCPS) in Virginia handed out Dell laptops to the ninth-grade students at its new high school and students attending the Engineering Academy. Today, all 5,000 high school students and 1,400 teachers in the district are part of the Dell Latitude 1:1 program.Read more
Going 1:1 with Chromebooks in North Carolina Google Apps for Education and other cloud-based resources are crucial to learning in North Carolina’s Union County Public Schools, so it’s not surprising that the district chose to place rugged Lenovo Chromebooks in the hands of all students in grades 6-12. Read more
Community Support and Personalized Learning in Clear Creek ISD Clear Creek Independent School District (CCISD) in Texas began its 1:1 initiative in a thoughtful and careful manner, by involving community members in the planning process, investing heavily in professional learning, and gradually phasing in devices across the district. Read more
Tablet PCs Transform Learning at Cincinnati Country Day School Math and science teachers at this independent day school talk about why and how they’re using the Windows 8 hybrid devices for teaching and learning. Read more
A District CIO Shares 10 Keys to One-to-One Success HP tablet PCs, comfy student workspaces, extensive professional development, and a commitment to continuous improvement all characterize Tippecanoe School Corporation’s successful approach to technology in education. Read more
A One-to-One District Eight Years Later Debbie Rice, of Auburn City Schools in Alabama, talks about: * Her district’s choice of HP convertible tablets;  * Effective professional development; and * How to sustain one-to-one.    Read more
1:1, BYO and Blended Learning in Riverside, CA As the result of an outcomes-focused, technology-rich learning initiative, students, teachers, and parents at this southern California district are energized and excited, achievement is on the rise, and RUSD is earning recognition as a leader in 21st century education reform. Read more
Getting a Great Head Start in Poway, CA The one-to-one approach taken by the Poway Unified School District (PUSD) in San Diego County is as differentiated as the student learning. Principals, teachers and students – many of them as young as five years old – have a major say in what technology is selected and how it is used. Read more
Planning + PD = One-to-One Success in MO District Michael Mason, superintendent of Reeds Spring School District in Missouri, doesn’t remember exactly when he knew a one-to-one program was in his district’s future, but he thinks it probably happened three years ago. “Some schools in our area were discussing 1:1 and I thought it was time to start talking about it with my colleagues. What would it look like? How would we do it?” he explains.  Read more
Taking Risks, Reaping Rewards We don’t often hear about school districts truly reinventing themselves, but that’s exactly what happened at the Quakertown Community School District (QCSD) in Pennsylvania four years ago as the district embarked on a makeover that would lead to a one-to-one initiative, a cyberschool and more. Read more

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