Designing the practically paperless classroom Imagine students carrying mobile devices instead of a backpack. This breakthrough guide shows educators how to affordably transform schools into digital learning centers. Jonathan P. Costa, Sr. outlines a step-by-step road map of solutions for overcoming budget and systems barriers and moving forward with a sense of urgency. His field-tested strategies show how to: Acquire and pay for necessary equipment Save money by utilizing open source, crowd sourcing, and Bring Your Own Device Align instruction, assessment, curriculum, and professional development for a 21st century learning environment A content-rich companion website provides adaptable tools, step-by-step guidance, resources, and access to an online interactive community.A School Leadera#39;s Guide for 1:1 on a Budget Jonathan P. Costa, Sr. operating system can get a buyer started without the expense of the proprietary operating system. ... This has been demonstrated by the state of Maine, which, through many years of buying Apple laptops, has succeeded in getting the per-unit price down to about 50 percent of retail (J. Mao, personal communication, April 26, 2011).
|Title||:||Digital Learning for All, Now|
|Author||:||Jonathan P. Costa, Sr.|
|Publisher||:||Corwin Press - 2012-02-28|