Read full version (79 pages): Systems Readiness and Implementation for 1:1 Technology in Spring Lake Park Schools
Key findings from the Research Summary
As part of Spring Lake Park School District's System’s Readiness and Implementation Executive Summary, research was conducted on technology integration in the classroom and the success around 1:1 digital learning initiatives taking place throughout the United States.
While research and best practices around technology integration is more common, research on 1:1 digital leaning initiatives is just now becoming more readily available.
Numerous sources were studied including the National Technology Plan, The Horizon Report, and Project Red.
Key Findings: The use of technology in schools increases engagement in the learning process and allows teachers the opportunity to personalize instruction, especially in “technology-transformed” intervention classes.
The ability for students to collaborate with others online through e-mail, instant messaging, and other Web 2.0 options improves student learning and increases engagement. The daily use of 1:1 technology delivers the best success in improving student learning.
As part of the research study, reviewed numerouos organizations and research leaders around the integration of technology in schools and 1:1 digital learning initiatives including the following:
Project Red - http://www.projectred.org