One-to-One Implementations are a logistical, programmatic and pedagogical challenge for any school. This is even more complex when you are the fifth largest school district in the country with over 350,000 students! When you are trying to pull off a project like this, you’d better double-check your planning. This is where Educational Collaborators came in!
It is imperative that today’s schools use digital, 21st century techniques to teach in all subjects. In most cases, this requires that teachers and administrators have opportunities to expand their own skill sets. Understanding the culture of an organization and taking that into account as a piece of the change process prepares people to receive professional development and create higher overall success and lower overall costs when implementing a one-to-one program.
Google and CDWG recognize that any successful technology program requires more than just technology. Schools need technical support. Teachers need professional development. Projects need coordination. Google and CDWG came to Educational Collaborators to get schools what they needed to be successful.
Successful 1:1 learning initiatives that incorporate student–centered learning, project–based learning, purposeful technology integration, and authentic learning experiences are based on a strong foundation related to the mission of the school and the goals and objectives of the instructional program.