Laptops, Learners and Powerful Ideas Conference 
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 Laptops, Learners and Powerful Ideas Conference

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Laptops, Learners and Powerful Ideas
University of Maine
August 14-16, 2002

Don't miss a once-in-a-lifetime intimate conference, August 14-16,
concerned with the powerful educational ideas accompanying the growing
use of laptops in education.

Keynote speakers include:
Alan Kay
Seymour Papert
David Loader, the first principal with a computer per student (1989)
Steve Costa, the first teacher to have a class of students with laptops
(1989)
Clotilde Fonseca, one of the leaders of Costa Rica's high-tech education
revolution

Other speakers include:
Bruce Dixon, recognized by the Smithsonian for making it possible for
schools to use laptops
              (1989)
Gary Stager, a pioneer in laptop school professional development
Saul Rockman, educational researcher
Dennis Harper, founder of Generation Yes, a federally-recognized approach
to kid-based
                sustainable professional development

Hands-on workshops, dynamic presentations and stimulating discussions
with policy-makers will round out this exciting event.

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