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1:1 Laptops Transforming Classrooms: Yeah, Sure

by Larry Cuban - October 31, 2006

Most professors have yet to use laptops and other computers in their teaching as often as they use overhead projectors or textbooks. And that is the take-away lesson for K-12 policymakers, practitioners, and parents. In higher education, where students willingly choose to attend (in K-12 they are compelled by law to go to school), where students have already achieved 1:1 computing capacity, teachers and students mainly use these powerful machines to reinforce existing ways of teaching and learning. Much about how laptops will be used in K-12 schools can be learned simply by peeking into university classrooms.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: October 31, 2006
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12818, Date Accessed: 7/24/2021 1:13:19 PM

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  • Larry Cuban
    Stanford University
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    LARRY CUBAN is professor of education at Stanford University and editor (with Dorothy Shipps) of Reconstructing the Common Good in Education: Coping with Intractable Dilemmas (Stanford University Press, 2000).
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