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  1. The Apple MacBook Pro An I-Search Project by Mr. Maxfield

  2. What I Knew Before

  3. What I Wanted to Learn&What I Found Will a MacBook be compatible with my current computers at home and school? YES

  4. Laptop Survey 54% What percentage of teachers/staff own laptops? Laptop Breakdown Dell = 37% HP = 18% Toshiba = 12% Acer = 6% Compaq = 6% Gateway = 6% IBM = 4% E-Machine = 2% Sony = 2% Unnamed = 2% Apple = 6%

  5. What percentage of teachers/staff who own laptops use them to help teach or prepare? 72% What percentage of teachers/staff who do not own laptops would use them to help teach or prepare if they owned one? 93%

  6. What percentage of teachers didn’t take the time to answer a 4 question survey? 40%

  7. Laptops in Kansas City Public Schools “I could not have even fathomed how successful we’ve been to this point,” said Assistant Superintendent Cynthia Lane.

  8. Fast Facts 5500 laptops = $6.4 million over 4 years So far 9 have been lost or stolen but 5 have been recovered.

  9. Students pay a $25 insurance fee and $100 if their laptop is lost or broken. MacBook

  10. Finally, Options, Price and Purchasing Low End and Refurbished = $1499High End with all the bells and whistles = $2900+ What should Mr. Maxfield do?

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  12. Works Cited Borman, Dawn. "Laptop Lending Program Exceeds Expectations in KCK." The Kansas City Star 31 Dec. 2007, 2 ed., sec. WYCO: b1. NewsBank. Mehlville High School Library, St. Louis. 28 Jan. 2008. <http://infoweb.newsbank.com/iw-search/we/InfoWeb>. Jaffe, Justin J. "MacBook Pro XP Vs. the PC Competition." CNET News.com. 7 Apr. 2007. CNET. 5 Feb. 2008. <http://www.news.com/8301-10784_3- 6058832-7.html>. "MacBook Pro Prices & Current Bundles." Mac Prices @ PCPrices.Net. 26 Feb. 2008. Pricenet Central. 26 Feb. 2008 <http:www.pcprices.net/macbookpro.shtml>. Maxfield, Mark L. Personal interview. 27 Jan. 2008.

  13. Works Cited (cont.) Maxfield, William A. “Teacher Laptop Survey.” E-Mail survey. 13 Feb. 2008. Wilson, Rothman. "First Hands on: Microsoft Office for Mac 2008 [Office Returns to Mac]." Gawker: Gizmodo 2 Jan. 2008. Regional Business News. EBSCO. Mehlville High School Library, St. Louis. 7 Feb. 2008. <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx? direct+true&db=bwh&AN=28070740&site=ehost-live>.