Gateway Newspapers of suburban Pittsburgh reports that a group of third-graders at South Fayette Elementary School in South Fayette Township, Pa., are using palm Zire 72 handheld computers for all note-taking and writing exercises. The classroom received 30 devices through a Hands On Learning Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Teacher Scott Sundgren pushed for the handhelds because he said that not using technology in his classroom would be "unfair" to his students. "You can't be resistive to it, you just have to embrace it and understand how to apply it to your classroom," Sundgren said....
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