Never Mind the Laptops

Never Mind the Laptops

But in fact there was money—a grant of $200,000 from the Gates Foundation to
Snohomish buy laptop computers. Cornwell got on the ... Gates Foundation. For
her part, though in emotional terms the experience had 298 Never Mind the
Laptops.

Author: Bob Johnstone

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781469720531

Category: Education

Page: 360

View: 272

"What we all hope for our children's education is undiminished curiosity and creativeness, and solid practical preparation for adult work. Today, there's no doubt that easy access to computers is vital for students. Bob Johnstone has brilliantly and passionately told the story of the worldwide struggle to make today's equivalent of the pencil accessible to all students." -Victor K. McElheny, author of "Watson and DNA" If every kid had a laptop computer, what would difference would it make to their learning? And to their prospects? Today, these are questions that all parents, teachers, school administrators, and politicians must ask themselves. Bob Johnstone provides a definitive answer to the conundrum of computers in the classroom. His conclusion: we owe it to our kids to educate them in the medium of their time. In this book he tells the extraordinary story of the world's first laptop school. How daring educators at an independent girls' school in Melbourne, Australia, empowered their students by making laptops mandatory. And how they solved all the obstacles to laptop learning, including teacher training. Their example spread to thousands of other schools worldwide. Especially in America, where it inspired the largest educational technology initiative in US history-the State of Maine issuing laptops to every seventh-grader in its public school system. This lively, intriguing, anecdote-rich account is based on hundreds of interviews. In it, you'll meet the visionary leaders, inspirational principals, heroic teachers, and their endlessly-surprising students who showed what computers in the classroom are really for.
Categories: Education

Laptops For Dummies

Laptops For Dummies

Never mind the weight. Never mind that most never ventured from the desktop
that they were set up on, luggables were the best the computer industry could
offer in the arena of portable computing. The problem with the Osborne was not
that it ...

Author: Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780764588839

Category: Computers

Page: 356

View: 411

With a generous dash of humor and fun, bestselling author Dan Gookin shows people how to select the right machine and tackle typical laptop challenges Laptop sales recently surpassed those of desktop machines-a trend that seems likely to continue A must for laptop newbies as well as road warriors who need to get the most out of their machines Covers synchronizing with the desktop, accessing the desktop remotely, coordinating e-mail pickup between two machines, wireless networking, managing power, and securing a laptop
Categories: Computers

Handbook of Applied Social Research Methods

Handbook of Applied Social Research Methods

Laptops also greatly facilitate communication from the field to the research center
through interactive electronic mail ... Certain people will explicitly or implicitly
prohibit the use of even a pen and notepad, never mind a laptop or other device.

Author: Professor Leonard Bickman

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 076190672X

Category: Social Science

Page: 580

View: 901

The Handbook of Applied Social Research Methods shows how to make intelligent and conscious decisions so that researchers can refine and hone their research questions as new knowledge is gained, unanticipated obstacles are encountered, or contextual shifts take place - all key elements in the iterative nature of applied research. With examples and illustrations from the authors' own experiences, this book gives readers a practical guide to conducting applied research.
Categories: Social Science

Never Mind The Botox Alex

Never Mind The Botox  Alex

She kissed Elliott and grabbed her bag and laptop. She sawRoss and Dan
chatting to the security guard at the Beau Street offices as she pushed herway
through therevolving doors.Great, they were all ontime. 'No cloud cover,you see ...

Author: Penny Avis

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781848768277

Category: Fiction

Page: 317

View: 159

Alex Fisher is a high-flying lawyer close to making partner and busy planning her perfect wedding to Elliott. But life suddenly becomes complicated when she's faced with a hot junior lawyer on her team and an actress threatening to jeopardise the deal by exposing her dodgy cosmetic surgery...
Categories: Fiction

Laptops and Literacy

Laptops and Literacy

... and Telecommunications , 2003 ( pp . 2413 – 2416 ) . Chesapeake , VA :
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education . Johnstone , B . (
2003 ) . Never mind the laptops : Kids , computers , and the transformation of
learning .

Author: Mark Warschauer

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015066810394

Category: Education

Page: 178

View: 722

Examines laptop use in classrooms and how it influences literacy, discussing reading and writing challenges of the twenty-first century, the history of computer use in schools, research on schools implementing one-on-one computing, and other related topics.
Categories: Education

Never Mind the Web

Never Mind the Web

That is , if I lend an electronic copy of Anna Karenina to a friend and the copy of it
still remains on my laptop or any other digital reading device , this would be the
same as if after a printed copy ... In terms of printed books , 48 Never Mind the
Web.

Author: Miha Kovac

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 184334405X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 204

View: 415

This key book examines the role of the printed book in contemporary societies, its demographics and its relation to the other media. It analyzes the differences among various national book industries throughout Europe and the USA, and the reasons and impact of the differences. Both the effect of digital technologies and the reasons why e-books did not substitute the printed book, as predicted in mid-nineties, are explored. A comprehensive overview of the diversities and similarities that exist among various national book industries and among various publishing fields throughout the developed world Analyses the development of all book professions (librarians + booksellers + publishers) Builds a link between research methodologies used in book history and on contemporary publishing research
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Lisette s Paris Notebook

Lisette s Paris Notebook

Never mind. We remedy all tomorrow. For now you had better eat your chèvre
and then sleep.' I wanted to set up wifi on my laptop but apparently one couldn't
do that in the evening. Perhaps it interfered with Madame Christophe's digestion?

Author: Catherine Bateson

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781952535819

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 304

View: 184

What do you wear to Paris? Ami and I discussed it for hours but I still couldn't think of anything suitable. Ami said a trench coat with nothing underneath but your best underwear. That was only if some boy was meeting you at the airport, I said. Eighteen-year-old Lisette has just arrived in Paris (France!) - the city of haute couture and all things stylish - to practise her French and see great works of art. Her clairvoyant landlady Madame Christophe forces her to attend language lessons with a bunch of international students but soon Lise discovers she's more interested in studying boys than art or verbs ... When the undeniably hot Anders jogs into her life it feels too good to be true. Things get even more complicated when she is pursued by Hugo, a charming English antiques dealer. Can she take a chance and follow her own dreams? How far into the future can Madame Christophe see? And could Lise really be falling in love - in Paris?
Categories: Young Adult Fiction

The Oakdale Dinner Club

The Oakdale Dinner Club

Except without his laptop. ... And how he — never mind. She pulled Bob's laptop
toward her, searched his emails for more from Zoe Bennett, found only
workrelated ones, and determined that Zoe was an attorney working ona deal
withBob.

Author: Kim Moritsugu

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9781459709560

Category: Fiction

Page: 280

View: 210

A cheating spouse sparks the creation of a monthly dinner club as the heroine attempts to have an affair of her own. After Mary Ann’s husband cheats on her, the suburban mom decides to have her own affair. She starts up a neighbourhood dinner club as a cover and invites three men she has earmarked as potential lovers. Along for the ride is her best friend, Alice, who has recently returned with her young daughter to Oakdale, the cozy bedroom community where the two women grew up and briefly shared a telepathic past. Over good food and wine, new friendships develop, new dreams simmer, Mary Ann pursues her affair candidates, and Alice opens her heart and mind to ways out of her single-working-mother social rut. The stars align on the night the core dinner club members consume an aphrodisiac, go to a local dive bar, hit the dance floor, and rock their worlds. Appetizing fare for readers who like their fiction sharp and witty with a strong dash of spice, The Oakdale Dinner Club is a suburban comedy of manners that proves it’s never too late to start over.
Categories: Fiction

Superstar India

Superstar India

Ask a villager you might meet at a highway stop - over if he can find someone to
fix a laptop that's acting weird . He may never have seen a laptop or even heard
of it . ... In India , we live by that mantra , never mind how daunting the task !

Author: Shobha Dé

Publisher: Penguin Books India

ISBN: 0143102583

Category: Social Science

Page: 456

View: 366

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Categories: Social Science

ParaSpheres

ParaSpheres

If a laptop wants to live a long life , the most important skill that laptop can learn is
to keep the relationship with the Human at the friendship level . Humans do not
know how to handle intimacy , and laptops aren ' t much better , never mind what
 ...

Author: Rusty Morrison

Publisher: Omnidawn Pub

ISBN: STANFORD:36105122202083

Category: Fiction

Page: 637

View: 455

Exploring the porous boundary between mainstream literary fiction and the genres of fantasy, horror, and science fiction, this collection of short stories juxtaposes the conventional and the fabulist?with dazzling results. In Rikki Ducornet's ?Lettuce,” a petitioner in a futuristic totalitarian state pays with his life when he requests permission to grow lettuce; ?Birthday of the World,” by Ursula K. Le Guin, is narrated by a woman whose brother destroys their culture when he decides he wants to be God; and the disillusioned wife in Carol Schwalberg's ?The Midnight Lover” finds the perfect marriage partner in her dreams, only to be divorced by the dream lover. Containing 50 works by genre writers Kim Stanley Robinson and Michael Moorcock and noted literary authors Laird Hunt and Brian Evenson, this compilation expands the fiction subgenre that has been called ?speculative” and ?slipstream.”
Categories: Fiction

The Gospel According to Larry

The Gospel According to Larry

six o'clock news telling reporters I wouldn't go out to breakfast without my camera
or laptop, never mind running away. One eager-beaver detective noticed l'd sold
a few of my stocks over the past few months. That led to a flurry of speculation ...

Author: Janet Tashjian

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN: 9781429956673

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 240

View: 241

After creating a controversial and hugely popular website, teenager Josh Swensen becomes trapped inside his brilliant creation and must find a way to remain anonymous. I am lying on my bed doing my homework in Greek and Latin roots for Advanced English. 'Ped' for foot, 'homo' for man, 'nym' for name. I sit with the dictionary in front of me, coming up with as many words as I can to complete the assignment. Pedestrian, homicide, pseudonym . . . I have more than thirty of them. By accident -- that's always how these life-changing things happen -- I connect two halves that don't seem like a word until I look it up. 'Pseudo', false; and 'cide,' to kill = pseudocide. To pretend to kill (yourself). I stare at the word for a good long time. Homicide, suicide, genocide: these are words you can find in the newspaper every day. But pseudocide . . . now here was something different. My mind wanders from my homework to the blue cotton threads of my bedspread. Pseudocide. A way to start again as someone completely new, a way to burn the old self and try on a new one. Josh Swensen isn't your average teenager - when he observes America, he sees a powerhouse of consumerism and waste. He's even tried to do something about it, with his start-up controversial website. But when Josh rises to messiah status of the internet world, he discovers that greed and superficiality are not easily escaped. Trapped inside his own creation, Josh feels his only way out is to stage his death and be free of his internet alter-ego, "Larry." But this plan comes with danger, and soon Josh finds himself cut off from the world, with no one to turn to for help. In this suspenseful young adult novel, Janet Tashjian has written a probing tour-de-force.
Categories: Young Adult Fiction

Global Technography

Global Technography

I barely see anyone using even a laptop , never mind the Internet . Cell phone
habits seem to be typically Canadian : people give the impression of carrying
them but keep their use to a polite minimum . I don ' t use my own phone , which
is ...

Author: Grant Kien

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 1433102935

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 193

View: 817

This book develops and employs a new methodology - Global Technography - to investigate wireless mobility from a sociological and cultural perspective. It illustrates that technologies are created to perform roles - to act - in everyday life, and this demands an ethnography that can track the social performativity of technology in addition to that of human beings. The book is suitable for graduate and upper level undergraduate courses in methodology, communications, and cultural work dealing with globalization and new digital communications media.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Handbook of Research on Digital Information Technologies Innovations Methods and Ethical Issues

Handbook of Research on Digital Information Technologies  Innovations  Methods  and Ethical Issues

Cromwell, S. (1999). Laptops change curriculum and students. Education World.
Retrieved March 16 ... Horizon Research & Development Inc. Johnstone, B. (
2003). Nevermind the laptops: Kids, computers, and the transformation of
learning.

Author: Hansson, Thomas

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781599049717

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 574

View: 615

"This book provides a collection of successful designs, defined as communicative relation-building solutions, for individuals and collectives of interlocutors. It includes a longitudinal perspective of past mistakes, current trends and future opportunities, and is a must-have for beginners in the field as well as qualified professionals exploring the full potential of human interactions"--Provided by publisher.
Categories: Business & Economics

Laptop of the gods

Laptop of the gods

know enough to blush to his roots at 'Shiva's lingam — never mind the quality feel
the width!' (8), along ... He had just been trying to puzzle out 'Best broom' stick
ride ever — shame about the spell' (6), when Venus had unexpectedly walked in.

Author: Peter Chippindale

Publisher: Pocket Books

ISBN: 0671855689

Category: Computers

Page: 420

View: 435

Categories: Computers

The Blue Bistro

The Blue Bistro

If she wanted to be self-sufficient, she would have to sell her laptop. “Never mind,
” Adrienne said. “Thanks for your time.” She turned to leave, making an alternate
plan of attack. Back to the road, down the street to the hotel. After she filled out ...

Author: Elin Hilderbrand

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781429905497

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 641

Elin Hilderbrand, author of the enchanting Summer People and The Beach Club, invites you to experience the perfect getaway with her sparkling new novel. Adrienne Dealey has spent the past six years working for hotels in exotic resort towns. This summer she has decided to make Nantucket home. Left flat broke by her ex-boyfriend, she is desperate to earn some fast money. When the desirable Thatcher Smith, owner of Nantucket's hottest restaurant, is the only one to offer her a job, she wonders if she can get by with no restaurant experience. Thatcher gives Adrienne a crash course in the business...and they share an instant attraction. But there is a mystery about their situation: what is it about Fiona, the Blue Bistro's chef, that captures Thatcher's attention again and again? And why does such a successful restaurant seem to be in its final season before closing its doors for good? Despite her uncertainty, Adrienne must decide whether to open her heart for the first time, or move on, as she always does. Infused with intimate Nantucket detail and filled with the warmth of passion and the breeze of doubt, The Blue Bistro is perfect summer reading.
Categories: Fiction

Learning and Leading with Technology

Learning and Leading with Technology

Alibrandi NEVER MIND THE Never Mind the LAPTOPS Laptops — Kids ,
Computers , and the Transformation of ... the experience of educators and
students at the all - laptop school , Methodist Ladies ' College in Melbourne ,
Australia .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UVA:X006162679

Category: Computer literacy

Page:

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Categories: Computer literacy

PC Computing

PC Computing

Stephen Manes Hope Springs Eternal for the Ever - Elusive Pocket - Sized PC
THE ONLY LAPTOP COMPUTER I EVER ... Never mind that the official mass
storage deAfter playing with it a bit , I was about to vice was your ever - unreliable
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015026536287

Category: Microcomputers

Page:

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Categories: Microcomputers

Unremembered

Unremembered

I follow closely behind. 'What is porn?'I ask. He chuckles and setsthe laptop on
my bed.'It's ...You know what? Never mind.' He sitsdown and I stand over him as
he flips open the device, revealinga dark screen and a blackandsilver keyboard.

Author: Jessica Brody

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9781447221173

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 320

View: 496

Sixteen-year-old Sera is the only survivor of an explosion on a plane. She wakes up in hospital to find that she has no memory. The only clue to her identity is a mysterious boy who claims she was part of a top-secret science experiment. The only adult she trusts insists that she shouldn’t believe anything that anybody tells her. In a tense and pacy novel exploding with intrigue and action, Sera must work out who she is and where she came from. Eventually she will learn that the only thing worse than forgetting her past is remembering it.
Categories: Young Adult Fiction

Res Gestae

Res Gestae

Out of Retirement : The Eyes Have It I me cry back ” but never actually went By
Mike Murphy required us to take out expensive ... Note : I have no idea if Never
mind the “ laptop advantage ” amount of Socratic fear or dynamic public letter we
all ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:35112203554318

Category:

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Connected Newsletter

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Categories: Internet in education