Shifting Our Schools Episode 22: Which Comes First, Shifted Practices or 1:1 Laptop Program?

By , 26 February, 2009, 2 Comments

Introductions

Dianna Pratt of the Singapore American School and Scot Hoffman of Bombay American School joined David and Jeff for tonight’s podcast.


Essential Question

Which comes first, shifted practices or 1:1 laptop program?

Blog Posts of the Week

David: Cynthia Curry’s Blog

Dianna: The book Laptops and Literacy

Jeff: Andy Torres’ blog

Scot: TLT Toys from American School Bombay

Sign Off

*Next show is Thursday Marth 12th at 7 PM Bangkok time.
*Kim Cofino and Amanda DeCardy will be our guests.
*Essential Question for the show: How to move students from being dependent to independent learners?
*Don’t forget to post Web sites/blogs to the SOS Diigo bookmarking site that support our upcoming EQ.

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  • MichelleR

    I have recently found the blog the Talking Stick and this great podcast. I teach at a 1:1 laptop school and I found this topic fascinating. I tried to listen to the podcast, but it cuts off.

  • Mark

    Very interesting podcast and a topic I have been thinking about for awhile. It is definitely a change in mindset not a change in skillset. We as teachers sometimes have this ingrained idea that we need to be in control and know everything. Here’s a great youtube video about it:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l72UFXqa8ZU

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