Long Island schools step up use of tablets

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

For a growing number of Long Island school districts, the verdict on technology is in: More, please.

Several years after schools tiptoed into the high-tech marketplace, a number of districts this year are moving beyond small pilot programs, with some seeing tablets as vital for individualized learning and others for meeting newly adopted education standards.

It is an era that Tom Rogers, superintendent of Nassau BOCES, dubs the "third generation -- where the technology is doing something that could never have been contemplated before."

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