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Read As • Few respondents report that their program is sustainable for only one year—3% of schools with 1:1 student-computer ratios and 8% of schools with 2:1 or 3:1 ratios. • ree out of four schools with 1:1 programs believe their program is sustainable for five years or more.

Project RED Commentary Sustainability is an important factor in effective change management. If stakeholders believe that the program is not sustainable, they are reluctant to make the extra effort required for success. However, in many districts, building-level administrators may not know the district-level budget plans that affect future funding.

Chapter 6: Technology Implementation in Schools

Research Basis Bebell, Damian & Kay, Rachel, “One to One Computing: A Summary of the Quantitative Results from the Berkshire Wireless Learning Initiative,” e Journal of Technology, Learning and Assessment, 2010, v9, n 2. Greaves, omas & Hayes, Jeanne, America’s Digital Schools, MDR, 2006. Hanson, Katherine & Carlson, Bethany, “Effective Access: Teachers’ Use of Digital Resources in STEM Teaching,” Education Development Center, 2005. Keefe, James W. & Jenkins, John M., Personalized Instruction: e Key to Student Achievement, Second Edition, Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2008. Kinney, Patti, “Transforming Teacher Leadership: A Conversation with Douglas Reeves,” Principal Leadership, 2008, v9, n2. Lesisko, Lee J.; Wright Robert J.; & O’Hern, Brenda, Technology Integration: A Best Practice Perspective, Online submission, paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, 2010. Palak, Deniz & Walls, Richard T., “Teachers’ Beliefs and Technology Practices: A Mixed-Methods Approach,” Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2009, v41, n4. Project Tomorrow, 2009, www.tomorrow.org.

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