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June 23, 2010

Embracing Classroom Technology

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By Bridget McCrea, THE Journal

An Arizona elementary school is beefing up its technology toolbox with a new multimedia curriculum in an effort to engage students, teach 21st century skills, and, hopefully, help boost academic achievement. Valerie Gresser wasn’t satisfied with the way her students were learning. A first-grade teacher at Superstition Springs Elementary in Mesa, AZ., Gresser wanted more for this new generation of learners, many of whom were already being exposed to technology on several fronts, and in various venues outside of school. Like many teachers who see new technology available on the market but who can’t capture it owing to limited resources, Gresser said she knew there were better tools available but faced the challenge of having just one computer in her classroom.

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