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Learning Environment! by Mind Map: Learning Environment!

1. One-Computer Classroom

1.1. Advantages

1.1.1. Teacher Activity Creation

1.1.2. Presentations

1.2. Disadvantages

1.2.1. No Opportunity for Student Creation

2. Computer Stations/ Computer Lab

2.1. Advantages

2.1.1. Can Reserve in Advance

2.1.2. Students Can Collaborate

2.2. Disadvantages

2.2.1. Limited Availability

2.2.2. Less access for students to their online work

3. One-to-One

3.1. Advantages

3.1.1. Students always have access

3.1.2. Mobile (they can work anywhere there is internet)

3.2. Disadvantages

3.2.1. Students show up with devices that haven't been charged.

3.2.2. Students responsible for damage and loss (hard in low income schools)

4. Interactive Whiteboards

4.1. Advantages

4.1.1. Great for engaging presentations

4.1.2. Student interaction

4.2. Disadvantages

4.2.1. Expensive

4.2.2. Can be unreliable and temperamental

5. Tablet Computing

5.1. Advantages

5.1.1. Smaller and Less expensive

5.1.2. Often touchscreen for writing

5.2. Disadvantages

5.2.1. Technology is not as advanced

5.2.2. Not all educational programs are supported on tablets

6. B.Y.O.D

6.1. Advantages

6.1.1. Less expensive for school/district

6.1.2. Students are familiar and consistent with one device at school and home.

6.2. Disadvantages

6.2.1. Not all students can afford appropriate technology

6.2.2. Not monitored my school/ district, so there may be more distracting websites and games.

7. Cloud Computing

7.1. Advantages

7.1.1. Schools/ Districts share a domain

7.1.2. Collaborative and accessible remotely

7.2. Disadvantages

7.2.1. Require Internet (hard to work offline)

8. Blended Learning/ Flipped Classroom

8.1. Advantages

8.1.1. Variety of Instruction (face to face & online)

8.1.2. Differentiation for students

8.2. Disadvantages

8.2.1. Student access to technology outside of class ( to watch videos for homework)

9. Online Learning

9.1. Advantages

9.1.1. Pacing

9.1.2. Teacher interaction can be more immediate

9.2. Disadvantages

9.2.1. Less positive class culture

9.2.2. Student Accountability to stay on pace

10. No Computers

10.1. Advantages

10.1.1. Less Distractions (if cell phones are excluded also)

10.1.2. More face to face interaction for students

10.2. Disadvantages

10.2.1. Students don't learn any digital citizenship

10.2.2. Less prepared for the digital world