Cnn: School laptops losing luster

BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Social studies teacher Eric Chamberlin clicks on a projector connected to a laptop computer, beginning a slide on how a bill becomes a law. His eighth-grade students flip open laptops, eagerly winding through the lesson on their screens.
Chamberlin has seen a big change in his students since laptops were introduced into his Boothbay Middle School classroom.
“Stuff will go wrong,” he said, “but in the end… learning is infinitely better than from a static page in a book.”
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