Use of computer technology increasing for more students
By Amy Kronenberger
ST. MARYS - Slate and chalk are out and smartphones are in at St. Marys City schools.
The district pioneered the use of the technology in the classroom four years ago and now provides free smartphones to all students in grades 3-5.
Technology coordinator Kyle Menchhofer said 100 schools are modeling their own programs after St. Marys'. The efforts also have been published and officials have worked with colleges to develop programs. [More