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NJ Spotlight - June 2, 2011 - Part 2
Money to pay both for technology and to train teachers, some of whom feel uncomfortable with new methods, is also one of the biggest challenges New Jersey district officials say they face in trying to turn today’s classrooms
into 21st century learning labs. More...

 

NJ Spotlight - May 31, 2011 - Part 1
To the average adult whose middle school experience included filmstrips, mimeographs and chalk dust, the typical day for sixth graders at Lawrence Township Intermediate School may seem like something out of a science fiction movie. More...

 

Lawrenceville Patch - Jan 22, 2011
During a recent visit to Lawrence Intermediate School, U.S. Congressman Rush Holt got an up-close look at how the Lawrence Township public school district is using a $1.4 million grant to improve students' learning opportunities and help them become proficient with modern technology. More...

 

Trenton Times - Oct 24, 2010
Link to Trenton Times article from October 24Todd Loffredo, a science teacher at The Hun School of Princeton, recently asked his-ninth grade students to work on a project about acid rain. Instead of taking out notebooks or textbooks or running up to the library to use a computer, the 10 students in his marine science class pulled out their Apple iPads and begin creating presentations. More...

 


Lawrence Ledger
- October 7, 2010

Link to Lawrence Ledger article from October 6 Lawrence Intermediate School sixth-grader Rithvik Nair said he knew about the “public” part of going online, but he did not know that whatever he said or wrote online would be “permanent.”

That was the lesson Rithvik and his classmates learned Tuesday morning at a presentation on digital safety by Richard Guerry, executive director of the Institute for Responsible Online and Cell-Phone Communication. LIS Principal Jon Dauber told the students that technology affects them in every way. The goal of Mr. Guerry’s program is to give them the tools to be “digitally responsible,” he said. More...

 


Lawrence Ledger
- Aug 26, 2010

Lawrence Ledger Logo When the Lawrence Township public schools open next week, Lawrence Intermediate School sixth-graders will be packing a little more in their backpacks than the usual pencils, notebooks and erasers. They will be toting new Dell netbook computers, thanks to a $1.4 million federal technology grant that has put a “mobile computing device” — a computer — in the hands of every sixth-grader at LIS. They will keep them as they move into 7th and 8th grades. The school district is one of 10 districts in the state that received a Teaching and Learning with Essential New Technologies in the 21st Century (TALENT21) grant, according to school district officials. More...

 


WIMG AM 1300 LogoWIMG-1300 AM Radio Interview
- Jul 22, 2010
Listen to Talent 21 Grants Manager Jenn Polakowski and Lawrence Intermediate School Principal Jon Dauber talk about Talent 21 on "Straight Talk with L.A. Parker."

MP3 of the WIMG Radio Interview from July 22



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Lawrence Ledger
- Jul 8, 2010

Link to Lawrence Ledger article from July 7 The Lawrence Township Public school has been selected as one of 12 New Jersey schools to be awarded the Teaching and Learning with Essential New Technology in the 21st Century grant, following an application process that began in More...

 


OpenDNS
- Aug 6, 2010

Link to OpenDNS Testimonial OpenDNS, the world’s largest and fastest-growing provider of Internet navigation and security services that make networks safer, faster, smarter and more reliable, today announced Lawrence Township Public Schools has deployed OpenDNS’s cloud-based recursive DNS service for remote Web content filtering on student laptops. Located in Lawrence, NJ, just north of the capital city of Trenton, the Lawrence Township Public Schools oversees six campus locations. More...

 


Trenton Times -
Mar 13, 2010
Link to Trenton Times Article from March 13 Through a federal stimulus program designed to get technology into schools and money circulating more rapidly, Lawrence public schools have scored a $1.4 million technology grant, the exact use of which has yet to be fully decided. More... More...

 


Lawrence Ledger
- Feb 11, 2010

Link to Lawrence Ledger article from Feb 11 The township school district has received a $1.4 million federal technology grant to put “mobile computing devices” into the hands of every sixth-grader at the Lawrence Intermediate School next year.


The Lawrence school district is one of 10 districts in the state that received a Teaching and Learning with Essential New Technologies in the 21st Century (TALENT21) grant, according to school district grants manager Jennifer Polakowski. Ms. Polakowski said there are about 300 sixth-graders at LIS. When those students move on to the Lawrence Middle School to become seventh-graders, they will take their mobile computing device with them and the next crop of sixth-graders will receive one. More...