“When Newton North High School in Newton, MA was rebuilt recently as a new, state of the art facility, a primary goal was to teach students information literacy using current technology,” Adam Rosen reports for Cult of Mac.
“With a generous budget and the opportunity to start fresh, the result is a school with five Mac-based computing labs, over 130 new iMacs, and a library that rivals one found at many colleges,” Rosen reports. “It’s enough to make any Apple user envious, and much of the potential is still untapped. ‘With a lot of this being so new,’ says Phil Golando, IT Manager, ‘we don’t even know all the ways we can use this stuff.'”
Rosen reports, “Apple has always had a strong presence in education, one that’s experienced a resurgence during the past few years after initially losing significant market share over the past decade. Golando says one reason is that Macs are intuitive, easy to setup and maintain, and tend to last longer than their PC counterparts.
Much more in the full article, including photos, here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn W.” for the heads up.]