What Are the Best Books about the History of Education Technology?

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Bob Johnstone, Never Mind the Laptops: Kids, Computers, and the Transformation of Learning (2003). As many of you know, I’m working on a book proposal for Teaching Machines , a project I’ve had on the back burner for far too long now that is finally starting to come to a boil. What do you think are the best existing works of history of the field of education technology?

How to Transform Teaching with Tablets – From Tom Daccord & Justin Reich

EdTechTeacher

Over the past century, radio, television, video cassette recorders, desktop computers, laptop computers, handheld devices, tablets, and cell phones have all been heralded as potentially transformative classroom tools (Cuban, 1986, 2003). This article was first published in the May Edition of Educational Leadership from ASCD. Getting computing devices into schools is relatively easy; changing classroom practice with technology is really, really hard.

With the Help of Google and SF Muni, A Bus Sets Off to Serve City's High School Dropouts

Edsurge

The organization made its mark in 2003 when they created the nation’s first county jail charter school. He says Five Keys has developed over 200 units to be delivered to students regardless of skill level, which are optimized for independent study and don’t rely on internet (though the bus will be kitted out with wi-fi and laptops). How many students can you fit onto a school bus? Legally—72.

Humanizing technology

Learning With Lucie

I remember getting all excited when I saw the first laptop whose display swiveled and laid flat, and knew I had to have it as my next laptop. Remember that this was in 2003, several years before iPads and other tablet computing had been invented).

A charter school faces the ugly history of school choice in the Deep South

The Hechinger Report

ohnson, a Little Rock native, came to the Arkansas side of the Delta in 2003 with Teach For America. Every child would have access to a laptop loaded with software for phonics and numeracy, because Johnson believed children needed a lot of practice in these areas.

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Can You Be a ‘Good Teacher’ Inside a Failing School?

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Photo Credit: Jenny Abamu Despite a relatively new building, constructed in 2003 as part of a former superintendent’s turnaround project, Fisher has suffered from consistent low performance—falling far below state standards on exams and adjusted growth targets designed specifically for the school. Since Fisher does not have enough Chromebooks for every student, teachers share a cart of laptops that travel from class to class.

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A Commitment to Confronting Our Bias and Privileges

Edsurge

Avenue Q parodied this concept with the song “Everyone’s a Little Bit Racist” back in 2003. We at EdSurge need to do a better job of acknowledging what’s happening outside of our laptops and office walls—and actively involving ourselves in using our voices and our convenings for positive impact. “We educators do the work not just in the classroom, but also with our feet and voices. We move in unison with our folks on the street.”. Jose Vilson. On July 10, New York teacher and.

Fatal Failure: High Tech School Fails!

The Electric Educator

In 2003 Microsoft and the city of Philadelphia set out to build the " School of the Future." In 2006, the school opened and touted a 1-1 laptop program, campus-wide WiFi, an innovative schedule, and "project based learning." Three years later, the school has been labeled a failure by the American Enterprise Institute.

Technology Alone is not a Silver Bullet for School Improvement.

EdTechSandyK

They have implemented a 1:1 laptop program for students which due to its success in improving student achievement has become a model that is being looked at by schools across the nation. I have been here since 2003 and I am "digital native" but I have taught here both before and after the laptops. No, they were not directly correlated to the purchase of the laptops.

Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

For instance, 66 percent of students with assigned laptops report creating presentations, compared to 49 percent of students with no assigned technology.

Amplify’s Been Quiet. Here’s Where CEO Larry Berger Says It’s Going in 2018

Edsurge

Teachers do them on a mobile device or a laptop, or they do them one-on-one with kids. And that’s the thing we started doing back in 2003, which has grown and evolved. In the education technology business, Larry Berger is considered—if not the smartest guy in the room, then certainly one of the wiser ones. With more than 20 years in the industry, Larry has seen the ups and downs, twists and turns.

Wednesday Early - Reforming Ed Reform Panel with Downes, Gardner, Kohn, and Stager

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He has published numerous articles both online and in print, including The Future of Online Learning (1998), Learning Objects (2000), Resource Profiles (2003), and E-Learning 2.0

The History of the Future of E-rate

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The Supreme Court ruled in 2003 that CIPA does not violate the Constitution. Now that schools are increasingly providing students with laptops or tablets, filtering software often happens at the device-level, not simply at the school network level. That is, the Internet remains filtered, even when students are on their laptops at home.