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Monday, November 21, 2011

Some Ohio Schools Say Computers Don’t Belong in Classrooms


BY IDA LIESZKOVSZKY
Technology is playing an increasingly prominent role in America’s schools. These days, computer games teach math skills and lectures are given at home via YouTube while class time is reserved for practicing the material, in what has become known as a flipped classroom.
Digital Learning Now, a national group advocating for technology in schools, says Ohio is leading the nation “in transforming education for the digital age.”
But not everyone thinks laptops belong in the classroom. Some Ohio schools are deliberately shunning technology.
NPR

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