Maine’s Apple iBook program draws international attention

“Maine’s effort to put an Apple iBook computer in the lap of every seventh-and eight-grader in its public schools is attracting international attention.”

“About 50 Canadian and French educators and multimedia professionals on a trade mission from Quebec descended Monday on Farmington and Skowhegan to learn more about the laptop program and to determine how they might integrate something similar back home.”

“‘We would like to see if it is possible for us to have an ‘e-learning’ experience, and how we could give laptops to the greatest number of people,’ said Joelle Eichelbrenner, a middle school teacher in Poitiers, France,” writes Betty Jespersen for Full article here.

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