From Melbourne to Maine
A tour of laptops in educations

Program Description:

The presenter provided professional development and consulting services to the world's first two laptop schools in Australia beginning in 1990. Since that time he has worked in laptop schools around the world and advised educators on their successful implementation. The presenter is currently working in Maine on the Governor's project to provide every seventh and eighth grader with a laptop computer.

This session will share examples of kids work from laptop schools as well as strategies for implementation, professional development, community involvement and maximizing the investment in laptops. Learn from the successes and missteps of others.