published on Saturday, January 16, 2010 9:53 PM MST
Bozeman High School students used to hide their iPods and cell phones, fearing teachers would confiscate the devices if students were caught texting friends or listening to music in class or school hallways.
Instead of fighting students’ passion for connecting to each other and the world through personal gadgets, the Bozeman schools have decided to join them, and turn what could be electronic toys into tools in a technologic revolution in education.
“It could change the way teachers teach,” said Ken Gibson, a Bozeman High assistant principal. “It’s almost scary, understanding the potential.”
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