Technology is more than just “Computer Class;” it is a literacy that must be threaded throughout the fabric of a school. In a 1:1 environment, you’re preparing students to be responsible citizens of the physical and digital worlds. But it’s easy to get overwhelmed with devices; you have to have a plan for technology that keeps learning at center stage.
Here you’ll find a solid plan for designing a technology initiative that fuels student learning. Real-life examples, lessons, and interviews with stakeholders show you
- Why a 1:1 program is not only achievable but also beneficial and necessary
- How to choose the right devices
- The best ways to prepare teachers through professional development
- Best practices for instruction and personalization in a 1:1 environment
It’s more essential than ever to integrate digital and information literacy into the fabric of our schools. This practical resource will get you started on the journey.
—Eric Sheninger, Educational Consultant and Corwin Author, Digital Leadership
"Ultimately, going 1:1 is about fostering a culture of trust and innovation, and this doesn’t happen overnight—you need a strong plan. Marcinek helps leaders get started with a 1:1 implementation, and teaches us how to prepare the entire school community for digital citizenship.”
—Salome Thomas-EL, Award-winning Principal and Author of "The Immortality of Influence”