DALLAS, Dec. 9, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- It's the start of a new era at Dallas Christian School. As part of the school's ChargerTech initiative, 60 Apple iPads are now in the hands of every full-time teacher on the DCS campus. Faculty will spend the Christmas holidays familiarizing themselves with the device, after which they will begin collaborating with experts from Abilene Christian University, a recognized leader in the area of Mobile Learning.
Plans call for all of Dallas Christian's high school students to receive their own iPads in August 2011, prior to the start of the school year. iPad carts will be available across campus for use by students in the lower grades.Dallas Christian's partnership with Abilene Christian University will give DCS faculty access to the latest research in the ever-expanding world of mobile learning technology. "We look forward to supporting the ChargerTech initiative," says Dr. Billie McConnell, director of ACU's k-12 Digital Learning Institute. "Schools need to be developing their students' critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills. Making use of the latest digital tools is one of the most important ways they can accomplish their mission. "At ACU, our students and faculty are immersed in the day-in-day-out process of adapting this technology to the classroom, and we're succeeding. We look forward to sharing our experience with Dallas Christian," says McConnell. For more information on Dallas Christian or its ChargerTech initiative, call Steve Bivins at (972) 270-5495. For more information about Abilene Christian University's Mobile Learning program, call Grant Rampy at (325) 674-2692. For more information about Advanced Trailer or its ongoing research in agricultural crop drying, bioenergy products and biomass, contact Randy Hill at (800) 860-1360 or email@example.com The APT Advanced Trailer & Equipment LP logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=7918
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