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The Laptops Have Landed!

After a year of planning, Penn Manor High School has officially launched a 1:1 computing program. Laptops are in the hands of approximately 1700 students! Here are a few fast facts and notes about the unique program: Each student received an Acer TravelMate TMB113 laptop, mouse, flash disk and case. Kits were distributed, by grade […]

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1:1 Laptop Program Update

Penn Manor High School is approaching the day when every student has access to a personal laptop for learning. In preparation for our January 2014 building-wide 1:1 computing program, a pilot group of 90 students are testing district-issued laptops in school and at home. For the past two months, the pilot group, comprised of Open Campus students […]

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High School 1:1 Laptop Program Announced

Penn Manor continuously cultivates a culture of learning to better prepare our students for life after high school. Educational technologies are central to this mission. Today, we are undertaking the next great step in student learning opportunities. Next school year, all Penn Manor High School students will be issued a district-supplied laptop as part of […]

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Rock the Schoolhouse with Open Source

I’m thrilled to be representing Penn Manor at the 2012 Central PA Open Source Conference at Harrisburg University on Saturday, October 27th. My session is titled: “Rock the Schoolhouse with Open Source” and will cover Penn Manor’s exploration of high-quality, affordable classroom technology. Along with our custom Ubuntu student laptop initiative, I’ll discuss how Android […]

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More Classroom Linux Laptops

Penn Manor technology staff have been busy with a huge summer upgrade for elementary schools. To support our goal of increased student access to technology, each classroom in grades one through six will be receiving 6 new Lenovo x130e laptops. Both middle schools and the high school will receive additional student laptops as well. Over […]