Wednesday, 10 June 2009

Laptops, Notebooks, Netbooks - Local and Global Views and Action

Views from NSW public school teachers

Simon writes: "Lets hope that the teacher rollout is before the school holidays start on 10 July as this would allow staff to “play” with their machines over the holidays and for the staff day at the commencement of Term 3 to be dedicated to Professional Learning on the Laptop."

NSW Curriculum Directorate has launched
Digital Education Revolution NSW. Welcome to the world of teaching mathematics with laptops. Looking like a valuable resource collection in the making.

Hunter Region is very active with professional learning. Here is a link to Pip Howell's blog.
and another with a school leader focus.

This post from an Australian teacher looks at the good and not so good things teachers need to know about laptop learning.

On the international stage, the USA has lots happening with these tiny, technotools
This a is a lead-up to NECC 2009 post by Wes Fryer. It has links to other articles and posts on netbook classroom experiences.

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