This BBC News report dives into the advancements and progression of the use of technology in US classrooms. Students are now using Google docs, apps, iPads, skype and more to communicate with their peers and teachers. Although, there is still work to be done on national broadband, the advancements has made it easier for communities around the nation to access these technology tools.
Urban and rural school systems are using these tools in budget cuts, while noting increasing productivity in the classroom. These tools are not only benefiting the schools but also promoting innovation amongst the students, including an app developer in a community college course. See the video to learn more.