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Publisher Description

The Open Schoolhouse is a candid story and practical guidebook for school administrators and educators seeking affordable and powerful technology programs. Follow Penn Manor School District's open technology journey from the server room to the classroom. Learn how open source software and values helped the district cut costs, design a one-to-one laptop program, and create an internationally recognized student help desk. You'll discover:


The secrets behind free and open source software and how open source principles ignite classroom collaboration, design thinking, and communities of practice



How LibreOffice, Linux, Moodle, WordPress, and other open source programs can save schools hundreds of thousands of dollars



How open source culture and software tools can help school technology teams improve infrastructure and support systems



The step-by-step story of dreaming, planning, and launching an open high school one-to-one laptop program and student-led technology help desk



How a remarkable team of high school technology apprentices created innovative software for thousands of students and teachers



If you like clear examples, abundant anecdotes, and inspiring student success stories, you'll love this behind the scenes look at how one school district rebooted classroom technology and empowered students to rewire their world.


Read The Open Schoolhouse and be inspired to upgrade your school to open source!

GENRE
Professional & Technical
RELEASED
2016
September 29
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
160
Pages
PUBLISHER
Charlie Reisinger
SELLER
Charlie Reisinger
SIZE
166.5
KB