Publication Date

12-2014

Place of Publication

MLTI, Maine, education, technology

Keywords

Maine Learning Technology Initiative, 1-to-1 devices, High Schools, Professional Development

Document Type

Policy Brief

Abstract

The purpose of this report is to explore the expansion of the MLTI program that occurred in the 2013‐2014 academic year. In June 2014, over 400 individuals from Maine public schools were solicited to participate in a survey examining their experiences with MLTI technology in their schools. In 2013‐2014, for the first time since the inception of MLTI in 2002, the program shifted to a multiple‐device solution, which offered schools the opportunity to select from a range of device choices, including a MacBook Air, iPad, or HP Probook. Both the MacBook Air and the HP Probook were traditionally formatted laptops, while the iPad was a handheld tablet. Prior to the transition to a multiple device solution, all students and teachers enrolled in MLTI received a MacBook laptop.

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