FUSD Technology in the News
Technology in FUSD schools? It's about learning, not just the technology. Read more about how FUSD technology initiatives focus on advancing student learning.
January 19, 2014: Representatives from Apple were in town this week to recognize Flagstaff Unified School District. The tech company presented FUSD with the Distinguished Program Award for the district’s iREAD Project. This story was picked up by Associated Press and published in many leading newspapers and news sites across the US, including the San Francisco Chronicle and Phoenix Republic.
January 10, 2014: An Arizona Daily Sun Editorial: Ready or not, Flagstaff’s secondary school classrooms are about to go mobile.
December 12, 2013: About 90 middle and high school teachers in Flagstaff Unified School District will get their own iPads n January 2014.
November 24, 2013: Middle and high school students in Flagstaff Unified School District will soon have mobile, Internet-connected iPads in their classrooms.
In December 2010, the district awarded a class set of 30 iPads to a team of teachers to explore how daily access to individual computing devices could engage and empower students, support educators, and improve and assess learning—all goals set forth in the U.S. Department of Education’s National Education Technology Plan 2010.
From Thomas fifth grade to Knoles third grade, Sechrist preschool to Coconino 10th grade, students can't get enough of the iPads, or their pocket-sized predecessor and still-popular sister, the iPod.
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