Feature: Getting technical in the classroom

By Gabriel Ramirez
Friday, Feb 27 2015 12:01 AM

It seems like a new smartphone, laptop, app and tablet are coming out every week, which makes it hard for many people to keep up with technology. But that's not the case for Fruitvale School District and Kern High School District schools.

Both districts believe their students should be prepared for the 21st century, and that includes being able to use new technologies to enhance their learning.

Fruitvale School District, for example, has invested in one-to-one devices for all students in seventh and eighth grades, which are shared among students at the four elementary schools.

"Access to technology in the classroom for teachers and students has multiple benefits. Students are able to use the technology to research, create and...

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