1:1 Resources

Visit the following links to find out how others are using one-to-one computing.

Project RED conducted the first and only national study of education technology to focus on student achievement and financial implications. Project RED’s research of nearly 1,000 schools discovered a replicable design for successfully introducing technology into the classroom — one that leads to improved student performance and cost benefits.

The One-To-One Institute provides information and resources to educators, school administrators and parents about one-to-one computing in schools. It is an international non-profit committed to “igniting 21st Century education through the implementation of one-to-one technology in K-12 education environments.”

K-12 Blueprint offers resources for education leaders involved in planning and implementing technology initiatives. The website was developed by the Intel Corporation.

Tech integration no longer means being stuck in a lab or a corner of the classroom. Find out how laptops and tablets are landing in the hands of so many students and “Get the 411” on laptops and tablets in the classroom.

Various links from Education World about how teachers from throughout the country incorporate technology into classroom lessons, from Ancient Egypt to Airplanes.

Here are “10 comments on 1-to-1 computing in education” presented at world-wide gathering of education officials interested in rolling out prominent one-to-one computing initiatives.

The ITSE Connects Blog is the official blog of the International Society for Technology in Education, and is a source of information on emerging education technology topics, tools and trends. ITSE is the premier membership association for educators and education leaders engaged in improving learning and teaching by advancing the effective use of technology in PK-12 and teacher education.

This article in the online education magazine Tech & Learning is about one-to-one computing and classroom management. It offers many tips on a variety of topics, from a “management by walking around” technique once practiced by President Theodore Roosevelt to test taking. The article includes links to other helpful resources.

One-to-one computing isn’t unique to Delavan-Darien schools. Such initiatives are happening all over the globe, in Argentina, Israel, Nepal, Rwanda, Spain and many other places. See where else with the links on this article.

The state of Maine has a one-to-one program for middle and high school students, one of the first state-wide efforts of its kind in the US. In January 2010, the project has reached close to 30,000 middle schoolers and almost 24,000 high schoolers in more than 270 schools.

Check out these five important elements of how the 21st Century Classroom is becoming the Digital Classroom.

This info graphic shows some of the many benefits to having a digitally literate community. It’s from the Colorado State Library system and was developed as part of “Project Encompass, a series of community meetings in Colorado focused on digital literacy and broadband adoption.

If you’re a teacher and you use iPads in your classroom, you’ll want to check this site out. Even if you aren’t a teacher, you’ll want to check this site out. Tons of resources and information about different apps and how they can be used for classroom learning.