I have talked recently with several districts who made a device choice within the last year or two, based on device cost only, who are now running into challenges. How could schools select devices based on how the teachers will use them for creating quality learning experiences and based on a 4-year projected cost including all necessary supports, not simply on technical specifications, nor on any one-time purchase cost alone? … More Selecting a Learning Device: Maine’s Recommendation
We have started asking Maine’s educators this question: What is an adequate learning device? – What should a learning device be able to do? What services or supports should come with it? What kinds of apps or peripherals would it need? What features and capabilities would the device have? … More What is an Adequate Learning Device?