Does learning improve when every student gets a laptop? is the headline of a Science Daily summary about a new study finding that, yes, learning can improve…
Here’s an excerpt:
Of course, the important qualification is that such programs:
can improve educational outcomes when there is teacher buy-in, suitable technical support and professional development for teachers, and appropriate implementation with the curriculum.
As we all know from high-profile failures (see A Very Beginning List Of The Best Articles On The iPad Debacle In Los Angeles Schools), districts don’t always provide that kind of support — for tech and non-tech initiatives alike.
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