And that was a fluster cluck.

Jumping in feet first and purchasing a ton of netbooks at too high a price and before properly educating teachers and students on their use. Which brings to my attention, here we are 2 years later and we are just now starting to use them at some potential? Why wasn’t there classes for the teachers and training for students to make sure we can start using these tools to the fullest of their ability day one?

I have a few theories on this, but most are hair brain and involve back room deals that we know our local government is capable of. Also, EVSC, showing off bright new tools isn’t the same as showing off bright young minds.

Amplify’d from

EVSC purchased its netbooks early compared to most other Indiana districts, Unger said. He noted the district also chose to jump in with both feet, purchasing hundreds of machines at one time for five schools, rather than phasing in the program.



Author: Christopher

I live on the North side of Evansville with my wife and 6 year old daughter. I've been a resident of Evansville, IN since 1999, originally from Spencer County. I'm employed by a local Whole Sale Distributor and use my spare time to develop websites and market online projects.

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