The Anytime Anywhere Learning Foundation
Transforming Learning Through Universal Access to Technology
The goal of the Anytime Anywhere Learning Foundation (AALF) is to ensure that all children have access to unlimited opportunities to learn anytime and anywhere and that they have the tools that make this possible. To achieve this, AALF helps schools develop visionary leadership and knowledgeable, innovative educators.
**A new AALF Course: WE'VE GOT LAPTOPS, NOW WHAT? - FOUNDATIONS FOR CLASSROOM SUCCESS
AALF's 'We've Got Laptops, Now What? - Foundations for Classroom Success' is a Professional Development course that focuses on best practices of highly effective 1:1 classes and their organization, pedagogy, and learning culture. This course is based on four foundations for learning: inquiry, choice, collaboration, and creativity. Click here for more information.
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This article from California Educational Technology Professionals Association's (CEPTA) journal "Databus," discusses a school's journey researching hardware options. Be sure to check it out!
Raising Modern Learners is a new site run by Will Richardson in collaboration with AALF President Bruce Dixon. It details how parents need to be involved at the heart of the conversation around change in our children's schools.
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Latest Blog Posts
Read recently published entries from AALF member's blogs. Any AALF member can have their blog listed here, all you have to do is write a new entry.
As I fly back home from Brazil, after working in nine countries over the past eight weeks, life is frankly a bit of a blur. Just when you thought it was safe to chill back for a while, it can all catch up with you. I’ll make sure I take time over the next few issues to share my thoughts about...
I just returned from the Computer-based Math conference led by Conrad Wolfram. If you haven’t seen his TED talk, you really should check it out. It presents a new way to think about how we teach mathematics in this digital age. One idea that led the conference was that we need to help young...
Get the conversation started with this month\'s quote from The Golden Notebook, by the late Noble Prize winning South African author Doris Lessing, who passed away last month: \"Ideally, what should be said to every child, repeatedly, throughout his or her school life is something like this:...
Sometimes when I read articles about ubiquitous access these days, I find myself feeling a little tentative. You know, you want to believe it’s all good, and everyone is embracing the sorts of things we have all worked so hard to achieve…but sadly, there is no Santa Claus..and they are not...
AALF COACHING AND 1:1 PD
AALF coaches help support districts and site educators to develop their leadership skills, implement a professional development plan, and design the foundation of a successful 1:1 program. To learn more about the many ways in which AALF coaches can help shape and guide your 1:1 program, click here to read what Karen Ward, Manager of Coaching and Professional Development services at AALF, has to say!
Corcoran High School in Corcoran, California implemented its 1:1 program in 2009. This year, Corcoran launched the Corcoran Academy of Art and Technology (CAAT). Designed as an academy within the larger structure of the school, CAAT provides year 9 and 10 students with an opportunities for increased rigor and relevance within a cross curricular setting.
Click here to read about Corcoran\'s CAAT program, and the role that AALF coaching has played in the process.By: Karen Ward, AALF Coaching
October 2, 2013
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