Illinois District Expands Digital Curriculum

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

The District 158 administration will be putting more tablets in students’ hands after recently revealing plans to expand its digital curriculum program to early elementary and middle school classrooms.

The Huntley school district’s emerging “One-to-One” digital curriculum replaces traditional textbooks and allows students to access online programs and lessons through their own tablet, provided by the district.

Teachers used the tablets for the first time during this school year to teach many third-, fourth- and fifth-graders at Martin Elementary literacy lessons. The success of the program encouraged administrators to follow through with their plan to expand the program to three other schools next year, Chief Academic Officer Mike Moan said.

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