A summer semester class in Wyoming’s Natrona County School District is piloting 12 Apple iPad tablets to explore how they can best be used in classrooms this fall, reports the Billings Gazette. So far, students have used the iPads to search the internet for information and type simple notes, but teacher Debra Park hopes to add applications such as a writing-prompt generator. The new devices haven’t been a burden to learn; using them is intuitive, Park said. The iPad doesn’t have a way to connect to a printer, so the students eMail their text and print from a laptop. Summer...

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