Is technology reinventing education?

02/5/2012 | Modesto Bee (Calif.), The

In California, some are describing a reinvention of schooling as more students engage in some form of digital learning. In Modesto-area schools, high-school math students maintain a Facebook page, a teacher uses Twitter for assignments and other teachers regularly use iPad tablet computers in classroom lessons. "[Technology] puts resources in the hands of parents that they can use to help their kids and it delivers timely information about grades, attendance and school activities," said John Scott, Modesto City School's director of information and technology.

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