T.H.E. Journal, August 1998, p. 60
The director of technology for Norfolk Academy, an independent school in Norfolk, Va., outlines several methods that have been successful in encouraging students to use technology.
During what the author calls "electronic recess," students are encouraged to E-mail each other and surf the Internet outside of a dedicated classroom program. The author says this encourages students who normally are shy about using technology to become more confident by using simple E-mail and Internet programs.
Each of the school's nearly...