Posted on 07-15-2014 07:28 AM
We are rolling out a pilot one-to-one program with MacBook Airs in our school district. I just wanted to start a thread to see if anyone had any management tips, best practices, or pitfalls to watch for?
As the new school year creeps closer, I find myself to be more stressed daily.
Posted on 07-15-2014 07:30 AM
Have policy written that spells out what you do when X happens, such as a student loses a laptop, damages a laptop, etc etc etc.
We are happy with the airs here hardware wise over the macbooks we started with.
Posted on 07-15-2014 07:31 AM
a good resource:
Posted on 07-15-2014 09:01 AM
Thank you for the information.
Posted on 07-15-2014 05:50 PM
Be prepared for... everything... to happen.
As @CasperSally said, policy will help everyone. It's impossible to plan for all the things that will be thrown your way but go ahead and get a good process in place for things such as
Posted on 07-16-2014 07:49 AM
Shoot me an email email@example.com We'd be happy to share what we've learned over the past 21 years of our 1:1 implementation along with our existing policies and procedures. It might give you a good reference and base from all of our successes and failures. Every school and district is different. That said, it's just too much to post here.
Posted on 07-21-2014 09:56 AM
This is an excellent session from JNUC last year:
Posted on 07-21-2014 05:09 PM
Thanks for the mention. I'm happy to share with anyone what we've learned over the last 4 years of our 1:1 laptop program (1000 MacBook Pros; now Airs). We have lots and lots of resources on our website (www.mka.org) and some are mentioned in my presentation linked above. Feel free to contact me.