EastValleyTribune.com reports that schools in Tempe, Mesa, and Chandler, Ariz. are piloting high-tech classrooms. These schools aim to replace traditional chalkboards, whiteboards, and projectors with high-tech digital versions. The Scottsdale Unified School District is even asking voters to approve an $89 million override to prove laptops for every incoming high school freshman, as well as interactive white boards and other digital classroom tools. The changes inspire some educations, while intimidating others. While these tools can revolutionize the classroom, Gary Bitter, Arizona State University professor of education technology, says that: "Without proper teacher training, the technology purchases can amount to nothing...
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