Wednesday, 5 December 2012

1:1 - The Student Perspective at Leyden High Schools | Dangerously Irrelevant

1:1 - The Student Perspective at Leyden High Schools | Dangerously Irrelevant:

"When Scott McLeod and I first discussed this series, the first four posts seemed obvious.  It wasn’t until after the second post that Scott suggested it would be good to hear directly from students.  For anyone that knows me, I usually think this way as well, but I know with the topic of 1:1 computing there are some pretty intense feelings among educators.  We all want to see transformational practices every time the device is powered up during school hours.  I think it’s important to consider – and I think what the following student perspectives demonstrate, – we have to realize that no matter the level of tech saturation in their lives outside of school, that this introduction of ever-present connectedness during school is something very different for students too.  So my approach with the following students was to ask them to simply share what some positives and negatives were with their first few months of this newfound access to the Web.  Here are their unabridged responses…"


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