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Afternoon Announcements: Teachers Interact With Students Through Robots and iPads

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January 27, 2014 04:03 pm


Many teachers across the nation are embracing Twitter as an education tool. They’re encouraging their students to tweet and receive feedback and input on a range of subjects from other students around the world. Education Week

Proposed legislation in South Dakota would allow for the formation of library districts. The bill would “allow a library district to be formed for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and managing a library.” Capital Journal

The Kodiak Island Borough School District in Alaska has purchased 12 “robots” to expand the district’s digital learning program. The robots are like scaled-down segways with iPads for heads, allowing teachers to roam the hallways and interact with students while somewhere else. Education Week

South Carolina and Nevada received their progress reports for how they are doing implementing their No Child Left Behind act waivers from the US Department of Education. Politics K-12


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