More Nooks, iPads for Hoover students | News
HOOVER, AL (WBRC)- A successful pilot program that puts Nooks and iPads into the hands of most Hoover school students is going to expand.
The Nooks will be distributed to every student in 50 elementary and middle school classrooms. The iPads will be loaned to every 12th grader at Spain Park and Hoover High Schools in September.
Two Hoover elementary schools started using Nooks last fall. The district believes the devices dramatically enhance learning.
"It's having the world wide web at your fingertips, and having kids have access to now, immediately, right in front of them anytime from any source that's the power we want to put in front of them," Dr. Ron Dodson, assistant superintendant, said.
If the pilot program goes well, Nooks will be distributed to students in 50 more elementary classrooms, three more middle schools and all 11th graders.
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