Tablet Vs Laptop Li2008

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A presentation at the Laptop Institute 2008 preaching the benefits of Tablet PCs.

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Tablet Vs Laptop Li2008

  1. 1. The Tablet PC > The Laptop Cary Academy’s Tablet PC Program Laptop Institute July 15 th , 2008
  2. 2. Attendee Demographics Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina
  3. 3. Cary Academy Technology Past <ul><li>1997 – 2006: Desktops in every classroom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2:1 or 1:1 student to desktop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Primarily project based </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No real use in Math </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No technology &quot;HW&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No Web 2.0 </li></ul></ul>Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina
  4. 4. Move to 1:1 Computing <ul><li>2004 – 05: New Faculty issued laptops </li></ul><ul><li>2005 – 06: Faculty and Administrators Pilot </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All classroom faculty received Tablet PCs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty received Tablet specific training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spring 2006: Implementation Plan  </li></ul><ul><li>2006 – 07: All students received Tablet PCs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty received further training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>715 students equipped with HP TC4400s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Universal training provided via videos </li></ul></ul>Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina
  5. 5. Real Anytime Anywhere Learning Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina
  6. 6. Tablet PCs = Ubiquitous Computing <ul><li>Laptops = Tablet PCs – 40% (up time) </li></ul>Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina
  7. 7. New Software Tools <ul><li>“ I was able to take notes on the computer and organize my notes and assignments so it was easier to use them and study from them at a later time.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The technology that helped me learn the most this year was probably Microsoft OneNote. It was great for note taking.” </li></ul><ul><li>25% of students cited it as the most helpful technology </li></ul>Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina <ul><ul><li>Microsoft OneNote: A Virtual e-Ring binder </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Geometers Sketchpad Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina
  9. 9. Validating True Understanding Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina
  10. 10. Probes & Data Analysis Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina
  11. 11. Online Discussions Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina
  12. 12. Wikis = 21 st Century Lab Reports  Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina
  13. 13. Portable Language Labs Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina
  14. 14. Ink Flash Cards Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina
  15. 15. Observing Students Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina
  16. 16. Playing the Right Note Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina
  17. 17. Say Goodbye to Paper Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina Well, Almost!
  18. 18. … Q & A Cary Academy - 1500 N Harrison Ave - Cary, North Carolina

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