Officials in a Minnesota district have used two grants to purchase interactive whiteboards, and while it is unclear whether they have improved student learning, teachers overwhelmingly favor the technology, according to a survey. The teachers, who volunteered to use the devices in their classroom, use specialized programs to design lesson plans that include the interactive whiteboards. "Four out of five teachers used it every day, many times a day. They were saying, 'My kids are engaged, they're active,'" one administrator said.

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