Western Wisconsin conference focuses on teaching with technology

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Mike Hanson started teaching on typewriters, and now his students have cellphones with more power than the computer that guided the Apollo 11 lunar module.

Keeping up is a challenge for the De Soto High School business teacher, but it’s something he needs to do as he prepares young minds for life after graduation, Hanson said.

Attempting to stay current, Hanson joined other educators Friday in La Crosse at the 108th annual Western Wisconsin Education Conference. The event’s technology focus this year was designed to help area instructors adjust to the changing demands of the classroom.

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