Laptops in Maine Schools

Jun 22, 2017

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How has Maine's laptop program fared in middle schools since it began 15 years ago, and what is the future of the program? We'll learn about the role of technology in our schools, as well as policy implications of the Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI) program.

Guests: Damian Bebell, Assistant Research Professor at the Lynch School of Education at Boston College; Senior Research Associate at the Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation, and Educational Policy (CSTEEP) at Boston College

Dennis Crowe is the president of ACTEM (the trade organization for tech educators in Maine). He's also the tech director for the Gorham School Department. 

Bette Manchester is President of Maine International Center for Digital Learning; she was the first director of the MLTI program