Third and fourth grade students at Sunny Hill School in Barrington, Ill., will help train their peers to use computers this fall. And much of that training will take place on Macs.
Thanks to donations to the local District 220 Educational Foundation, two Sunny Hill classrooms will feature about two dozen computers each this year, according to a
Barrington Courier-Review article. One class is equipped with 22 new Apple eMacs.
Each student will be assigned his or her own computer, which will be used for language arts, Internet research and math lessons. About a dozen students were taught how to use the computers last month by student volunteers from Barrington High School. Now the elementary pupils are ready to help their teachers train their classmates this fall, the Barrington Courier-Review reports.
The eMacs aren’t the school district’s first Apple machines. Last fall Sunny Hill received a donation of 26 iMac computers and other equipment, valued at more than US$36,000.