Pilot Program Encourages Phones at School

Four schools in the Anchorage School District are welcoming electronic diversions.

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by Associated Press

CHUGIAK- Four schools in the Anchorage School District are welcoming electronic diversions.
Chugiak, Eagle River and East high schools, along with Romig Middle School, are participating in a pilot program that will allow students to use smartphones, laptops and tablets for educational uses.
It will be up to individual teachers and students to opt into the Bring Your Own Device - or BYOD - program.
In classrooms where students are allowed to use the devices, they will connect to the school's Wi-Fi for filtered Internet access.
Chugiak Principal David Legg says the program is bringing the 21st century into the classroom.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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