In Ga. District, Leaders Put Technology at the Center
Forsyth County board, superintendent embrace tools for variety of tasks.
Standing at the rear of an art class in this fast-growing suburb northeast of Atlanta, Nancy L. Roche marvels at a drawing displayed on a digital whiteboard.
A South Forsyth High School student, presenting research on Japanese geishas, taps the board with an ink-free stylus to move from one screen showing her original artwork to another screen displaying text and graphics she has prepared.
Watching her, Ms. Roche recalls how 16 years ago, students in the Forsyth County schools had little interaction with technology. As a parent volunteer in 1990, she was dismayed to learn that neither teachers nor students bothered to boot up the single computer placed in...
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