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County classrooms embrace new technologies


ADDISON COUNTY — In Dawn Berno’s fourth-grade class at Addison Central School, students are learning key skills for the Internet age, ranging from principles of digital citizenship to managing a personal password, with the help of their own netbook computers. This year, each student in fourth, fifth and sixth grade at the school has the use of a netbook, which the school purchased using a grant from the e-Vermont program. The students can take the small, lightweight laptops home at the end of the day, and when they bring it back to school the students can hook up to a projector at the front of the room and share their work with the class. Read the full article here.