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1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE
OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES
Launching
This School Year
at Bedford Public
Schools!
Beginni...
1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE
OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES
Each student will be given their own
What is 1:1?
INITIATIVE
...
1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE
OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES
The following informational nights have been
scheduled for 6t...
1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE
OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES
On April 10, 2011 The FCC and US Department
of Education held...
1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE
OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES
The state of Michigan is moving toward online
assessments, su...
1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE
OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES
In areas where students already have a 1 to 1
setup, their sc...
1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE
OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES
What benefits are there to doing a 1:1
program?
INITIATIVE
FU...
1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE
OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES
1:1 improves more than
just grades
INITIATIVE
FUNDED BY
MONRO...
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20
40
60
80
100
DROP-OUT
RATE
REDUCTION
TEST SCORESGRADUATION
RATES
DISCIPLINE
REDUCTION
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OUR TRAD...
1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE
OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES
1:1 improves more than
just grades
INITIATIVE
FUNDED BY
MONRO...
1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE
OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES
1:1 has an impact in the work the students
do:
INITIATIVE
FUN...
1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE
OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES
Bedford students are already very proficient with
technology....
1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE
OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES
When will students get their
electronic device?
INITIATIVE
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  1. 1. 1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES Launching This School Year at Bedford Public Schools! Beginning with the 6th Grade at Bedford Junior High Expanding to Include ALL Students in Grades 3-12 by 2017-2018! 1: Student! 1: Electronic Device! 1: Learning Revolution! INITIATIVE FUNDED BY MONROE COUNTY TECHNOLOGY MILLAGE THANK YOU, VOTERS! 1:1
  2. 2. 1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES Each student will be given their own What is 1:1? INITIATIVE FUNDED BY MONROE COUNTY TECHNOLOGY MILLAGE THANK YOU, VOTERS! 1:1 to use during the school year… both at school AND AT HOME! Chromebooks will be given to 6th graders starting this January! PORTABLE, WIRELESS, ELECTRONIC DEVICE
  3. 3. 1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES The following informational nights have been scheduled for 6th grade families: Timeline INITIATIVE FUNDED BY MONROE COUNTY TECHNOLOGY MILLAGE THANK YOU, VOTERS! 1:1 Sep. 24 Digital Citizenship Oct. 24 Social Media Nov. 21 1:1 Informational Meeting Parents are required to attend this meeting! Jan. 7 Chromebook Distribution to 6th Grade Students Begins Jan. 27 “So Now What?” Follow Up Similar nights will be scheduled for parents of 4th and 5th graders later this school year.
  4. 4. 1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES On April 10, 2011 The FCC and US Department of Education held a press conference calling for schools across the nation to: Why are we doing 1:1 now? INITIATIVE FUNDED BY MONROE COUNTY TECHNOLOGY MILLAGE THANK YOU, VOTERS! 1:1 “move all K-12 schools to interactive digital textbooks within the next 5 years”
  5. 5. 1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES The state of Michigan is moving toward online assessments, such as the MEAP and ACT. Some online assessments of the MEAP and MME will be administered during the 2014-15 school year. ALL paper testing will be completely eliminated by 2017-18. Why are we doing 1:1 now? INITIATIVE FUNDED BY MONROE COUNTY TECHNOLOGY MILLAGE THANK YOU, VOTERS! 1:1 “We should not TEST in environments in which we do not TEACH!”
  6. 6. 1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES In areas where students already have a 1 to 1 setup, their scores show marked improvement. What benefits are there to doing a 1:1 program? INITIATIVE FUNDED BY MONROE COUNTY TECHNOLOGY MILLAGE THANK YOU, VOTERS! 1:1 STATE PROFICIENCY TESTS 8TH GRADE WRITING 0 10 20 30 40 50 Maine Student Achievement Test Proficiency BEFORE 1:1 AFTER 1:1
  7. 7. 1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES What benefits are there to doing a 1:1 program? INITIATIVE FUNDED BY MONROE COUNTY TECHNOLOGY MILLAGE THANK YOU, VOTERS! 1:1 In a University of Southern Maine study, within five years of implementing a 1:1 program found: • Percentage of students meeting Maine’s writing proficiency standard nearly doubled when laptops were used for writing drafts and final copy. • 80% of students using 1 to 1 reported an increased editing and self-correcting of their work. • More than 80% of teachers reported their students' writing had improved. Writing scores improved regardless of whether the writing assessments were administered online or with pencil and paper.
  8. 8. 1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES 1:1 improves more than just grades INITIATIVE FUNDED BY MONROE COUNTY TECHNOLOGY MILLAGE THANK YOU, VOTERS! 1:1 “…students in 1:1 programs outperform across all education success measures compared to those in higher student to computer ratio environments.” Source: Project Red Report The Technology Factor, Nine Keys to Student Achievement and Cost Effectiveness (2011)
  9. 9. 0 20 40 60 80 100 DROP-OUT RATE REDUCTION TEST SCORESGRADUATION RATES DISCIPLINE REDUCTION 1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES A nationwide initiative that studies 1 to 1 programs called Project Red- (Revolutionizing Education) found improvements not only in the grades, but also discipline, drop-out rates, graduation rates, and achievement. 1:1 improves more than just grades INITIATIVE FUNDED BY MONROE COUNTY TECHNOLOGY MILLAGE THANK YOU, VOTERS! 1:1 WITHOUT 1:1 WITH 1:1
  10. 10. 1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES 1:1 improves more than just grades INITIATIVE FUNDED BY MONROE COUNTY TECHNOLOGY MILLAGE THANK YOU, VOTERS! 1:1 Middle School teachers in Maine reported the following benefits in their teaching: • Ability to explore topics in greater depth (87%) • Ability to teach some types of content and skills more effectively (86%) • Ability to individualize curriculum to fit student needs (82%) • Ability to differentiate instruction more effectively (76%) • Ability to teach students to be critical thinkers (66%)
  11. 11. 1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES 1:1 has an impact in the work the students do: INITIATIVE FUNDED BY MONROE COUNTY TECHNOLOGY MILLAGE THANK YOU, VOTERS! 1:1 • Dramatic increase of student engagement in academic work • Especially for at-risk and students with disabilities • Increase in student motivation • Significant increase in student cooperation and collaborative learning • Documented student achievement gains • Increase in student-directed learning • Increase of research and technology skills of students and teachers
  12. 12. 1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES Bedford students are already very proficient with technology. INITIATIVE FUNDED BY MONROE COUNTY TECHNOLOGY MILLAGE THANK YOU, VOTERS! 1:1 Percentage of Bedford 8th Graders Proficient in Technology Assessment 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 Giving them their OWN electronic device will allow them to increase their proficiency.
  13. 13. 1:1LEARNING INITIATIVE OUR TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE CONTINUES When will students get their electronic device? INITIATIVE FUNDED BY MONROE COUNTY TECHNOLOGY MILLAGE THANK YOU, VOTERS! 1:1 DRAFT—May be subject to change 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 GRADE 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

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