Using 1-to-1 devices in the classroom > Netbook trial: years 5-6 resource
Almost 10 000 school children received a netbook computers through the Victorian Goverment Netbook Project.
Portable computers called netbooks weigh just over 1kg and fit easily into a school bag. Loaded with the software students need, and backed up with in-school technical support, the netbooks will give participating students the tools to learn in a digital age.
Wireless internet access iwas available at school, and netbooks were also be used at home – with or without internet access.