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Everyday Education: What? Computers In Elementary Schools?


September 4, 2017

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Computers never replace teachers, as Monica Bickford demonstrates when assisting her fifth-graders.

The third grade student in Tammy Buckner's Rosman Elementary School classroom is proud as punch. Her job this week is technology. She is unplugging the Chromebooks from the charging cart and distributing them to her classmates. Each child has a device to use when academically appropriate, times that occur almost daily in this Transylvania County public school.

As a matter of fact, this same scenario plays out in every elementary school in the school system this year. Even kindergarteners and first graders will have the opportunity to use a computing device - a Chromebook, a hybrid tabl...

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