Mark Edwards - former Virginia Superintendent - Henric Co. now
Largest single district laptop initiative
Success had to do with teachers and their ATTITUDE.
National Education Technology Plan
Technology can blend the art and science of teaching.
The cost of giving each student a bottle of water a day is what it costs to do 1:1
Malcom Gladwell - The Tipping Point - if enough of those lights come on - it will become a standard.
The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman
Are you born smart or do you get smart? You get smart!
Requires superintendent commitment, political commitment, grade level/department chair committment
Sept 2007 - 400 laptops
Total development Sept 2009 - 6000 laptops
The educational search engine
Online formative assessments for prescriptive intervention with ontime relative data.