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The Anytime Anywhere Learning Foundation
Transforming Learning Through Universal Access to Technology

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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.


-- Sherry Turkle's latest piece in the New York Times? Do you agree with her assessment that our connected world is negatively affecting empathy?

-- Audrey Watters' "Teaching Machines and Turing Machines: The History of the Future of Labor and Learning" a talk delivered at the Digital Pedagogy Lab Summer Institute at the University of Wisconsin Madison?

-- For some great reads on education, technology, and creativity have a look at our Summer 2015 Reading List, and while you're at it, pop in to our AALF Bookstore where you'll find a collection of fantastic titles sure to inspire!


-- Over the last few years, AALF has been quietly working with 1:1 schools and school districts who are looking to see if they are on track and meeting their goals. Click here to read about AALF 1:1 Audit and Review Services and how it can support your work.

-- In celebration of the 25th anniversary of 1:1, we virtually sat down with Methodist Ladies' College Deputy Head of the Junior School Steve Costa, who taught in one of the first 1:1 classrooms. Steve's insights are a must-read for any teacher or school leader in the field today.

-- MLC Director of Educational Technology Leon Guss, share with us the compelling history of technology at MLC, detailing the technological decisions they've made along the way, and why.

-- The recently published whitepaper, A Policy Agenda for a 21st-Century Education, co-authored by AALF president, Bruce Dixon, and AALF Executive Director, Susan Einhorn.

This paper examines what policies can be developed that will allow educational leadership to provide learning opportunities that leverage the digitally-rich world in which young people today are growing up in. By examining the challenges and policy decisions of a large number of high profile, large-scale initiatives around the world, it is possible to identify six key policy priorities that together could be called 'world's best practice'.

Click here to download the whitepaper!

-- AALF's Integrated Learning Support Services Click here to read more about our unique learning support services, and how they can assist you in your 1:1 journey!

-- We've set up an EdWeb community for our AALF members to connect with one another. We'd love to have you join the conversation! Be sure to check out the 1:1 infographic "The Independent Learner" posted by a recent participant in our We've Got Laptops Now What?! online course. It's sure to be helpful for all 1:1 educators.

-- The complete database of articles on 1:1 and education published by AALF


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.

Ting å grunne hvis barna er Idrettsutøvere

shelli andis | October 12

Billig Nike Free Run 3 Dame . Mange av verdifull lærdom av livet kan bli undervist barn gjennom idrett Sports kan gi barna sin første opplevelse av å delta i et team innsats og gi sine beste innsats Foreldre må ta mange avgjørelser angående dette temaet ?...

Ting å grunne hvis barna er Idrettsutøvere

shelli andis | October 12

Billig Nike Free Run . . Barn kan lære gjennom å spille sport, mange livsvisdom som er verdifulle . Når barn begynner med idrett, er en av de første tingene de opplever å være en del av et team . Så lenge barna spille sport, vil deres foreldre må...

Foreldre råd kan bistå Sport Arbeidet med sine barn

shelli andis | October 12

Billig Nike Free Run 3.0 . fleste barn delta i en idrett eller en annen på et eller annet tidspunkt i livet . Dette kan bli liksom en avhengighet for en del barn .. Andre bruker det som en måte å tilbringe tid i en uformell måte . Parental engasjement er viktig å...

Getting Physical with Mathematics: Technology, Papert, and Averting Mathophobia

Justina Spencer | September 16

In my previous blog post, I wrote about the roadblocks set in my mind regarding mathematics, and how these roadblocks directed the path of my learning as I navigated higher education. As I shared, Papert’s arguments concerning our mathophobic culture resonated with my experiences in primary and...

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Methodist Ladies' College

Leon Guss, Director of Educational Technology at Methodist Ladies' College in Melbourne, Australia, provides a view from today, discussing the origins of 1-to-1 computing in 1989 at his school; in addition to a number of changes the program has had to make in the wake of burgeoning technologies and innovations, MLC has also maintained various key, successful structures. Click here to read more about the history of the 1-to-1 program at Methodist Ladies' College.

Click here to read more about MLC


Mathematics Curriculum-It's Time for a Change

In this article, Nils Ahbel, a mathematics teacher at Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts, discusses how the majority of mathematics curricula and assessment is based on traditional Calculus "skill & drill" methods. According to Nils, more attention needs to be paid to making students quantitatively literate by focusing on topics that are relevant to their everyday lives.

Click here to read more about Nils' thoughts on quantitative literacy.

By: Nils Ahbel, Deerfield Academy
November 27, 2012

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