Ind. Schools to Split Tech Grant

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Thursday, January 31, 2013

A collaboration between the county’s three school districts may help fulfill a goal they all share: Getting an electronic learning tool in their students’ hands.

East Gibson Superintendent Mike Brewster said Tuesday that a $300,000 innovation grant was awarded to the county’s school districts, which they would split evenly, he said.

All three superintendents said they were interested in developing a one-to-one initiative for their schools, which, South Gibson superintendent Stacey Humbaugh said, is providing students and teachers with a tablet computer, laptop or similar devices to use in the classroom.

Eric Goggins, North Gibson assistant superintendent, said digital learning tools are a growing way to effectively teach students, calling it an “emerging priority.”

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