When each student has his or her own computer, learning potential expands dramatically

computer-changingThere’s a reason many school administrators and teachers get excited when they’re talking about one-to-one computer programs.

Many new learning possibilities open up when each student is equipped with his or her own device. Here are 10 of them:

Flipped learning

What changes: Teachers can record lectures ahead of time and assign them to students to view for homework. There are also already prepared, interactive lectures to which teachers can direct students. That way class time becomes more about doing and applying than listening.

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