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What Two School Districts Are Doing To Give More Students A Computer

Two education technology stories caught our eye today, touching on questions of the cost and support needed when schools provide laptop or tablet computers for their students. The questions are important in Florida because lawmakers have required schools to deliver half of their classroom instruction digitally by 2015. Schools are also preparing for new online […]

Video: Peek Into A One-To-One Classroom

Adam Redding researches the parts of a plant on his XO laptop.

Earlier this week, we took you to Holmes Elementary School in Miami to get a sense of a one-to-one classroom — where there’s one computer for every student. As Florida schools prepare for a state mandate that requires half of all learning materials to be digital by fall of 2015. Lawmakers and educators are trying to […]

What Florida Schools Can Learn From One Laptop Per Child

It’s family literacy night at Holmes Elementary School in Liberty City, and first grader Adam Redding is reading a poem about plants while he absentmindedly tips dirt out of a plastic cup and onto a laptop. In this classroom, dirt on a keyboard is okay. The green and white computer is a rugged little machine […]

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