Chapel Hill middle school looks at iPod to boost curriculum

Aug. 25, 2008
Culbreth Middle may give every teacher and student one of the devices

A Chapel Hill, N.C., middle school is looking at providing an iPod to every teacher and student, an experiment that would challenge teachers and administrators to ensure the hand-held devices are used as learning tools, not toys. If the project wins funding, teachers, administrators and students at Culbreth Middle School will develop courses during the next year for which iPod Touches are central to the curriculum. It's still not clear how the iPod Touches would be used. And school officials know that students may use the iPod Touches more to download the new Jonas Brothers single than to tap the riches of human knowledge.

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