This analysis responds to a generation of criticism leveled at 1:1 laptop computer initiatives. The article presents a review of the key themes of that criticism and offers suggestions for reframing the conversation about 1:1 computing among advocates and critics. Efforts at changing, innovating, and reforming education provide the context for reframing the conversation. Within that context, we raise questions about what classrooms and schools need to look and be like in order to realize the advantages of 1:1computing. In doing so, we present a theoretical vision for self-organizing schools in which laptop computers or other such devices are essential tools.
|Number of pages||21|
|Journal||Journal of Technology Learning and Assessment|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 2010|