We are facing a time of amazing decision making potential in Maine. Adopt 1 to 1 laptop computing statewide and the transformation that is needed to make the initiatives work, or retreat in the face of another status quo grab and hold.
Data to support Dr. Hepple and 1 to 1 learning environments are within a JTLA article (Weston & Bain 2010).
Now is the time for powerful leadership from teachers, students, community members, and visionary administrators. Maine has a gift in visionary programing like MLTI that can make learning communities that matter in the 21st century.
Bain, A, & Weston, M. (2010). The End of techno-critique: the naked truth about 1:1 laptop initiatives and educational change. The Journal of Technology, Learning and Assessment , 9(6),