Technology 'hooks' students at Northwestern High

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A project called “The Model Classroom”, run by the Pearson Foundation’s New Learning Institute, invites Teacher of the Year winners from around the nation to Washington D.C. during summers for workshops on making better use of technology. While schools wrestle with how to regulate online access, often requiring students to shut off cellphones, the Model Classroom says, “get with the program.” Educators learn to tap into smart phones and mobile apps “in a way that empowers students to explore, experiment and discover solutions to problems,” Model Classroom Co-leader Brian Burnett said. Read more here:

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