Corwin: Digital Learning for All, Now: A School Leader's Guide for 1:1 on a Budget: Jonathan P. Costa, Sr.: 9781452220055

Digital Learning for All, Now

A School Leader's Guide for 1:1 on a Budget

Jonathan P. Costa, Sr. Education Connection

Foreword by Kenneth R. Freeston

© 2012   208 pages   7" x 10"  
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  • The book emphasizes learning and aligning the underlying systems that support teaching and learning with the goals of a 1 to 1 digital teaching and learning environment—systems that include curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development.
  • The author provides adaptable tools on an author-hosted website to guide readers through the suggested processes step-by-step, including software feature comparison grids, planning structures, change management interview techniques, models of Innovation Configuration Maps from districts who have made the transition to one-to-one, and a variety of other tools that have been found helpful by educators in the process of this transition.
  • Each chapter begins with the foundational concepts and proceeds to the very practical “in the trenches” application of those big ideas, with strategies, anecdotes and examples from the field.
  • There is an entire chapter on how to lead this change through modeling, long range planning, and strategies for addressing barriers to change.

Digital Learning for All, Now

A School Leader's Guide for 1:1 on a Budget

Jonathan P. Costa, Sr. Education Connection

Foreword by Kenneth R. Freeston

© 2012   208 pages   7" x 10"  
Corwin

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ISBN:   9781452220055 Paperback Suggested Retail Price:   $34.95 Bookstore Price:   $27.96
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About This Title

Designing the practically paperless classroom

Instead of carrying bulging backpacks, imagine students carrying mobile devices that allow them to access information from anywhere at any time. How do we transition from print to digital learning in the midst of economic challenges? This breakthrough guide shows educators how to affordably make the shift to one-to-one computing and 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. Digital Learning for All, Now will help educators make digital learning a reality on a districtwide scale that is supported at every level, and prepares students for life and work in the 21st century. The time to act is now, and this guide shows you how.

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