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New Trier: Technology rules in Innovation Classrooms

October 7, 2010

Here’s an interesting article about a school that revamped two classrooms into affordable, tech-friendly spaces to teach kids.  They discuss how and why. The article intro is posted below.

“Welcome back to the classroom of the future,” New Trier teacher Spiro Bolos told his students at the start of class on a recent school day.

The classroom that housed his U.S. History course indeed looks like something from the future.

With molded plastic swivel chairs and desks on wheels for ease of movement, the room is bursting with technology: three projection screens, enough laptops for each student, a student response system, document camera, digital cameras, huddle boards and an iPod Touch.  More…

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