In Some Cash-Strapped Schools, Kids Bring Their Own Tech Devices | MindShift

In Some Cash-Strapped Schools, Kids Bring Their Own Tech Devices | MindShift:


By Jennifer Roland

At Mankato Public School System in Minnesota, students bring their homework, their lunches, and books to school like most students across the country. But they also bring whatever tech devices they own — and they don’t have to hide it or turn it off when they walk into class.

Mankato has joined the growing Bring Your Own Technology movement that allows students to use their own Netbooks, laptops, and tablets — anything that connects to the school’s wireless network — during class time.

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