Archive | April, 2009


Suggested Reading for Parents: Grown Up Digital

As our current families know, Beaver will become a 1:1 laptop community in 2009-10. In meeting the parents of newly admitted students on our re-visit days this month, I’ve explained that becoming a laptop community isn’t a radical change, but instead is intended to make “Beaver to be better at being Beaver.” Students won’t be online every minute of every class, but having laptops will open up channels of communication, collaboration and creativity that weren’t possible before the invention of Web 2.0 applications. Click

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