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What it Actually Takes for School Districts to "Go Digital"
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By: Margaret Ramirez on August 28th, 2014

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What it Actually Takes for School Districts to "Go Digital"


Statesville, N.C. – As a hazy morning sun rises over the rural farm community surrounding North Iredell Middle School, the students take their seats and lift their MacBooks to start the school day. Soon, the glow of hundreds of screens illuminates each face in every classroom.

Inside Skye Templeton’s seventh-grade Social Studies class, students are enthralled by online documents and videos about the casualties of World War II. Nearby, in Sara Sharpe’s sixth-grade math class, a small group of students works through computer drills covering ratios and percents.

And, across the hallway, English and Language Arts teacher Lori Meyer expresses amazement at how much her eighth graders enjoyed doing their final project: a research paper and iMovie on the 1960s. With their MacBooks, students researched topics, wrote their papers, and submitted to their teacher via email...


Aricle originally appeared on Forbes. Read the full article here.


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