The Iowa 1:1 Institute exists to:
  • Help the Midwest’s 1:1 districts learn from each other about innovative teaching, learning, and administrative practices that are occurring in their districts;
  • Build excitement and ‘buzz’ around 1:1 laptop computing initiatives in the Midwest; and
  • Help others who are interested in 1:1 computing learn more about how to get started and be successful.
The institute is open to anyone interested in 1:1 laptop computing initiatives in P-12 schools, whether they currently are working in such a program or just want to learn more.  
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Jonnie Becker

Iowa Department of Education
Operations Manager
Des Moines, Iowa
Hello partners in education. I was called to teaching before I was in kindergarten. Found my way to the University of Northern Iowa for both an BA in Earth Science Education and an MA in Secondary Science with a focus on Physics. I am a technology addict in that I am always looking for ways to leverage imagination and curiosity for a simpler solution. Interestingly enough, the solutions I find seem to involve technology. I have a vivacious enthusiasm for transformational education reform. Above all I choose a human talent investment focus. Spiritually centered with passions in science, arts, history, yoga, nature and fundamental joy.