Tablets are transforming learning in many west metro classrooms



By Candace Wheeler, Star Tribune

“In schools across the west metro, iPads and other tablets are evolving from exciting novelties into established teaching tools.

The “one-to-one” student-tablet teaching model is enhancing learning from elementary to high schools in districts that include Bloomington, Minnetonka and Eden Prairie. In some cases, they’re even saving schools money.

Bloomington’s Oak Grove Elementary School launched its tablet pilot program in March. Every student in one of two 4th-grade classrooms received a Samsung touch-screen tablet with an attachable keyboard.”

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