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Technology in the Classroom

Posted Thursday, November 4, 2010

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Technology in the Classroom These days the Apple on the teacher’s desk comes with a keyboard. Technology brings the information superhighway into the classroom. Parents get real-time information on homework and grades via e-mail. And one day, students may not even carry books. Algebra? There'll be an app for that. Educators across the country will come to Hathaway Brown school in Shaker Heights today for a summit on education innovation. Join the conversation with host Mike McIntyre to explore how technology is spurring that innovation, Thursday at 9 on 90.3.

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Laurie Heikkila, Online Learning Coordinator, ideastream
Jason Ramsden, Chief Technology Officer, Ravenscroft School
Barry Kallmeyer, Computer Studies teacher & Director of Communications Center, Hathaway Brown

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Christine 9:40 AM 11/4/10

I have a son with ADHD and wondering if online schooling is a good option for a kid with attention problems?

Jae R. Cho 9:56 AM 11/4/10

Tech is a tool. Teachers are miss-using this tool at times.  My daughter is an “A” student in math but I feel there are far too many times that I had to explain something because the teacher basically told her to just told her once and if she had problem, she could look on the line.

Jason Ramsden 10:39 AM 11/4/10

Christine - There are some that believe that online schooling could have benefits for students with ADHD. Here’s an article that you may find useful: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/teens-with-adhd-benefiting-from-online-education-89897612.html

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