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2010 Presentation Slides & Agenda

We have compiled a list of Powerpoint presentations which were displayed during the 2010  Summit’s panels and sessions. Please click on the ‘Presentation Slides’ tab at the top of the page to review them. We’d like to inform you that we are missing a small number of the presentations, but will upload them as soon as they become available.

Preparing for the BIG 1 to 1 Summit 2010

The following is a list of documents that you may want to review as you prepare for the BIG 1 to 1 Summit. We will be adding additional suggestions in the following week. If there are other documents you think should be included on this list, please either send the links to Susan Einhorn at bigsummit@aalf.org or post them below in the Comments area.

Resources for The Big Ideas Global 1 to 1 Summit:

The National Educational Technology Plan 2010
Laptops and Fourth Grade Literacy: Assisting the Jump Over the Fourth Grade Slump
Going One-to-One
Laptops and Literacy: A Multi-Site Case Study
Learning from the Extremes
Expanding the new literacies conversation
What Is New About the New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension
Research on Instruction and Assessment in the New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension
No Child Left Thinking: Democracy at Risk in Canadian Schools
What Did You Do in School Today
Innovative Teaching and Learning Research website
OECD’s TALIS study (Teaching and Learning) summary
Cross-Cultural and Historical Perspectives on the Development of Consequences of Education
Is Technology Use Related to Educational Performance? Evidence from PISA
JTLA Special Edition: Educational Outcomes and Research from 1:1 Computing Settings
inTASC – Technology and Assessment Study Collaborative
1-TO-1 IN EDUCATION: Current practice, international comparativeresearch evidence and policy implications

Announcing the 2010 Big Ideas Global 1 to 1 Summit

“Equity, Access, Opportunity for All – Learning for the 21st Century”

The Big Ideas Global 1 to 1 Summit @ the Summit promises to be 2010’s premier event focused on making a dramatic difference in the lives and future of all children. Its aim is to tackle the question of how to create and implement policies and practices that truly support all learners.

The digital revolution and 1 to 1 learning hold tremendous potential for transforming education–but that process is taking too long and, in many schools, not happening at all. This lack of significant change creates, for traditionally underserved youth and their communities, more and greater obstacles to being active participants in today’s knowledge-based society.

The BIG 1 to 1 Summit @ the Summit brings together policymakers from around the globe and many of the world’s best thinkers from both inside and outside education to challenge them to develop a viable, effective blueprint for large-scale change for all learners.

Format: Designed to produce concrete results, the agenda has been structured across four topics, Research and Policy, Implementing & Sustaining Universal Access at Scale, Emerging New Models of Teaching & Learning, and Leadership That Builds a Culture of Transformation.  The scope of each of these themes will be  set up for the whole group through a panel discussion, followed by a Q & A with everyone attending. Then the group will break into smaller Critical Conversation Tables to explore each theme further, using a series of Focusing Questions.  Each table will be lead by a Critical Conversation facilitator, who will, at the end of the discussion, report back to the whole group as part of a reflection on the topic, with an emphasis on what works, why and how that can be best shared.

We want to ensure that everyone has both an opportunity to participate and engage others over the three days, share their own experiences and knowledge, and learn from the diverse group of people who are attending the Summit.