Category Archives: Iowa1:1

Amplifying the Writing Process with Technology

  Yesterday marked the 8th year of the Iowa 1 to 1 Institute. A conference that is close to my heart, and has provided support, inspiration, and opportunities to me throughout the years. It is also one that I help … Continue reading

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Only 2 Weeks In, and Iowa Schools Sharing Their Bright Spots

Today marked the Regional, Iowa Department of Education Update at AEA 267. Administrators and AEA staff members from many Iowa schools were in attendance. Erica Cook,┬áBureau Chief, Standards and Curriculum at Iowa Department of Education; along with Rita Martens,┬áLead Consultant, … Continue reading

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5 Conditions to Improve 1:1 Success

I have been asked many times what one should consider to aid in a successful 1:1 Initiative. The following is a list of the top 5 conditions, I believe, helps to ensure this success: 1.┬áSustained and High -Quality Professional Development … Continue reading

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Patrick Larkin: Iowa 1:1 Leadership Day

Last Saturday I had the pleasure to attend #EdCampIowa in Cedar Falls. The day was filled with thought-provoking conversations with passionate educators connecting and collaborating for the betterment of student learning. A common theme appearing in multiple sessions spanning from … Continue reading

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