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These days it is also in our schools, a part of everyday learning in the classroom.
“We are getting mobile devices in the children’s hands,” said McAllen Superintendent Dr. James J. Ponce. “Bringing it all together along with students and teachers to transform the way we talk about teaching and learning, and making sure that we are at that cutting edge with technology and with learning.”
Dr. James Ponce says his district is doing something many across the nation have not done.
The district secured mobile devices, for all 25,000 of its students.
They're using iPads and tools like facetime to revolutionize the student teacher learning experience.
Children as young as 5–years-old are thriving and loving the idea.
Student: "I have an iPad."
Reporter: What are you playing with?
Student: "The letters."
Digital age makes its way into McAllen Classrooms
Source: KGBT-TV and kgbt4tv's Channel (YouTube)