Smartphones become part of the math equation in N.C. program

Some North Carolina students are relying on smartphones for help with math class, thanks to a grant-funded program that uses them as teaching tools. Project K-Nect allows students to create blog posts on linear equations, instant message each other for help or create videos on their phones. Teachers can measure students' progress through the phones by tracking how long they spend on a problem or how much they're seeking help from others.

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