Some Wis. districts embrace digital resources ahead of national push

02/13/2012 | Post-Crescent (Appleton, Wis.), The

Some Wisconsin school districts are replacing print textbooks with digital resources in the classroom. Many such pilot programs, which have students using iPad tablet computers and netbooks, already are in place as federal officials are urging schools to transition to e-texts and other electronic resources within the next five years. "We really see technology as a tool that allows students to access information and more appropriately engage them as learners," said Kevin Steinhilber, chief academic officer for the Appleton Area School District.

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