I have a good friend who teaches English, specifically literature, to high school students. Not being current in English teaching techniques, I mentioned to her that I thought it would prove difficult to bring technology into her classroom since the basis of her teaching is hard-bound books. I was wrong. Her school has received several grants for technology, one of which was used to purchase iPads for all sophomore students. No longer do students read the classics she is teaching only on a hard-bound book, but now also on an iPad. The students also use the iPad to write and submit homework assignments. And in her classroom, my friend uses a SMART Board for interactive teachings, another item that was purchased through a technology grant for schools.
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