Tablets http://wunc.org en Students Getting Tablets In Guilford County http://wunc.org/post/students-getting-tablets-guilford-county <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Students at three Guilford County middle schools spent the day learning on tablet computers. &nbsp;A district wide technology initiative that will provide tablets to 17,000 students is underway. The district won a federal “race to the top grant” of more than $30 million. Students are taking a day off from summer break to go into school and get comfortable with the devices.</span> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 20645 at http://wunc.org Students Getting Tablets In Guilford County Guilford Middle School Students Getting Tablet Computers This Week http://wunc.org/post/guilford-middle-school-students-getting-tablet-computers-week <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One of the largest classroom technology initiatives in U.S. history is underway in Guilford County. This week middle school students can begin picking up their tablet computers and get comfortable with the devices prior to the start of classes.</span></p><p>Teachers have been learning the ins and outs of these Android-based tablets all summer.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"There is also an encyclopedia on here, all kinds of different things that come preloaded," said Eric </span>Loveday<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>8<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> grade science teacher at Southwest Middle School.</span> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 20496 at http://wunc.org Guilford Middle School Students Getting Tablet Computers This Week Tablet Training Underway In Guilford County http://wunc.org/post/tablet-training-underway-guilford-county <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thirteen thousand students in Guilford County will receive tablets computers when they begin school</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;this fall. Last year the county was awarded a federal “Race to the Top” grant for 30 million dollars. Now one of the largest classroom technology initiatives in US history is underway.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 30 May 2013 11:22:31 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 16253 at http://wunc.org Tablet Training Underway In Guilford County Guilford County Students To Get Tablets http://wunc.org/post/guilford-county-students-get-tablets <p>This fall about 13,000 middle school students in the Guilford County Schools district will receive tablets. It’s part of a $30 million <a href="http://www2.ed.gov/programs/racetothetop/index.html">Race to the Top</a> grant that Guilford won last year. Administrators and teachers will receive training from a company called Amplify in the coming months.&nbsp; Fri, 26 Apr 2013 20:49:33 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 14372 at http://wunc.org Guilford County Students To Get Tablets