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Is It Necessary?

"Technology is becoming a necessary teaching tool to keep students engaged, according to Scottsdale Unified School District administrators."

Creating the e-classroom in Scottsdale  by Amanda Keim, Tribune

Teachers, school districts putting technology to the test  By William Loeffler

When a question is posed in molecular biology class at Fox Chapel Area High School, all hands in the class go up at once.

But teacher Gregory Schubert doesn't call on anyone. Every one of those raised hands holds a blue keypad that resembles a television remote. The students aim them at the projection on the screen above Schubert's desk.