Claremore Daily Progress

Catoosa

May 12, 2012

The Apple: No longer just a gift for teachers

Catoosa Public Schools participate in Apple Blended Digital Learning Environment

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CLAREMORE —

The teachers are not the only ones noticing the difference and students are voicing their opinions as well.
“Personally, I like to do research. Not all the kids have the Internet at home. Now this makes it easier to do assignments,” Madison Chalupa said.
Sometimes the new equipment is a real time saver, according to teachers, however the additionally resources can lead to more time preparing lesson plans.
Overall, the teachers say it is well worth it and students are generally more engaged because they are using the Internet.
Catoosa Public Schools are the first in the state of Oklahoma to implement this scale of a program. 
School officials continue to look for new ways to prepare students for what will be next in their educational journey, ultimately preparing them for “real world” success.
 

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