States lining up for laptop projects (Via Moving at the Speed of Creativity.) “laptop computer hardware offers no panacea for educational challenges. In fact, laptops in the hands of students can serve as a negatively disruptive influence in the learning environment and further complicate an already demanding and complex classroom landscape for teachers as well as administrators.”
The 1:1 initiatives in Orange County are, as you might expect, also facing hurdles… and some of them outside of the classroom, not unlike what we saw earlier in Georgia.
That being said, it’s exciting to see that so many states are considering taking a risk on 1:1 initiatives.
Also as a relatively new subscriber to Moving at the Speed of Creativity, it was good to learn the topic of Wesley Fryer’s dissertation (I could’ve learned this from his bio page)… and that he’s almost done!