How Orange County (Fla.) Schools Are Preparing to Go Digital

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Eugene said digital instruction – using computers, tablets or e-readers – is more interactive and allows teachers to better engage students.

But while the benefits in the classroom could be big, Eugene and other state and local school leaders still sorting out the details:

What exactly does Florida law require in the way of digital teaching?

What materials and techniques work best?

How much internet bandwidth do schools need?

What’s all this going to cost?

“It’s a game-changer of a discussion,” Eugene said. “What is specifically meant by ‘digitally delivered discussion’?”

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