By Frances Bradburn
Everyday Education 

What Students Say About Using Technology


Left to right, Rosman Middle School students Ashlyn Dodson, Taylor Miner and Brennan Chapman take notes while doing research from the Internet.

On March 5 and 6, I had the privilege of talking to both students and the adults who teach them at Brevard and Rosman middle schools. The county's Golden LEAF Foundation 1:1 Teaching and Learning Grant, which funded Chromebooks for each student at each school, has ended. As part of its final evaluation, I conducted focus groups with some of the students and teachers who have been directly impacted by the grant. This column will focus on student comments; my next column will report the adult's perspectives of having Chrome-books in students' hands 24/7.

Highlights of the interviews were...

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