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Thursday, August 9, 2012

If you have a child who gets bored in class, Travis Allen could serve as an inspiration.

In 2009, Travis Allen sat in class at Whitewater High School and tried to use his smart phone to record notes and other information for school, the teacher took if away from him.

"I used my iPhone at the time to read books, graphing calculators, etcetera, but my teachers were told they had to take them up," said Allen. "And, I had to have my parents drive to school to pick up this phone to give it back to me when I was using it to better my education."

So, he created a YouTube presentation on how cell phones and other technology might benefit students in the classroom.

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