Is this Technically the Best 1:1 Rollout in the World? 20 August, 2009Posted by paralleldivergence in education, ICT in Education, Internet, Life, My Thoughts, NSW, technology, windows.
Tags: 1:1, Digital Education Revolution, education, laptops, Lenovo, NSWDET, students
October 20, 2007 – Australian Opposition Leader, Kevin Rudd is on the election campaign trail making a promise that made state governments, educational authorities and teachers shudder in their boots. While holding up a laptop which he referred to as “the toolbox of the 21st Century“, he promised to provide a computer to every high school student from grades 9 through 12. Then he became Prime Minister and the pressure was really on, because while he would provide the funding, the Federal Government does not control school education and would not be responsible for implementation – the individuals states would.
Which Teachers Should get a T1 Laptop? 26 June, 2009Posted by paralleldivergence in education, ICT in Education, technology.
Tags: 1:1, classroom, education, education revolution, laptops, Laptops4Learning, NSWDET
The initial rollout of Laptop Computers as part of the New South Wales Digital Education Revolution is pretty clear-cut when it comes to students – ALL year 9 students will get one this year. But when it comes to teachers, the T1 rollout sees high schools receiving enough to cover only one-third of their staff. This begs the question, which teachers should get a T1 Laptop?