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July 25, 2013

Training, teachers and tech

Logan elementary students to use response pads in class

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The answers will carry over to the teacher’s grade book and allow teachers to assign participation points in class based on the responses, Starkey said.

“This is part of streamlining our process with the idea of one-to-one and mobility,” Dibble said. “We want to roll that idea down to elementary students and get teachers used to mobile items.”

The data will be on teachers’ laptops, so if teachers want to take the laptop home, they’ll have the data with them, Dibble said.

“A lot of teachers work after hours and being able to have their information whereever they go is a big part of that and allows them to be flexible,” Dibble said.

A goal for next year is to get some one-to-one devices for fifth- to eighth-graders, Starkey said. She said they are always looking for effective ways of evaluating students and getting data in a nice, easy way.

“It’s an awesome thing for Logansoprt,” Boldry said. “I’m happy we’re moving in that direction.”

Amie Sites is a staff reporter at the Pharos-Tribune. She can be reached at 574-732-5117 or amie.sites@pharostribune.com.

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