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Billings Catholic Schools students work on a lesson

Billings Catholic Schools students work on a lesson

Tristan Appleton works on math using his iPad, while Clara Oliveira and Violet LeCroix work behind him. The St. Francis Primary School second-graders are part of pilot classrooms assessing use of the devices. Billings Catholic Schools’ purchase of the new-technology tools were made possible …

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Billings Catholic Schools teacher Erika Schaff helps Kyler Northrop

Billings Catholic Schools teacher Erika Schaff helps Kyler Northrop

St. Francis Primary second-grade teacher Erika Schaff helps Kyler Northrop and Lauren Tracy with their iPads. Marin Meyer and Ian Plutt are shown in the background. With the tablets, “the possibilities are endless,” said Schaff, whose students can work at their own pace in areas of math and reading.

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Hank Jagodzinski completes a lesson

Hank Jagodzinski completes a lesson

Billings Catholic Schools pupil Hank Jagodzinski completes a lesson on his iPad at St. Francis Primary. Seated on his left are Kyler Northrop and Lauren Tracy.

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iPads at Billings Catholic Schools

iPads at Billings Catholic Schools

Tim Lowe, education and curriculum director for Billings Catholic Schools, said he is impressed with the results of the pilot classrooms using iPads. Purchase of the devices are made possible through the annual Mayfair fundraiser.

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Mayfair to help fund more technology in classrooms at Billings Catholic Schools

Mayfair to help fund more technology in classrooms at Billings Catholic Schools

For anyone still wondering whether technology enhances learning, just step inside a classroom where iPads are used.

April 25, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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Education foundation awards $90,000 across 28 Billings schools

Education foundation awards $90,000 across 28 Billings schools

Wednesday was a busy day of delivering good news all over School District 2 for Krista Hertz.

April 16, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Tracy Hinds, left, and Sheila Foley swipe a customer's credit card

Tracy Hinds, left, and Sheila Foley swipe a customer's credit card

Tracy Hinds, left, and Sheila Foley swipe a customer’s credit card on a tablet computer Wednesday at Jacquie’s Bistro in Casper, Wyo. Bistro servers use the tablet to process all card payments and to record cash transactions. The system is paperless, and allows customers to receive their rec…

March 21, 2014 5:19 pm
Pilot program rewards teachers with $2,500 grants

Pilot program rewards teachers with $2,500 grants

At Sandstone Elementary in the Heights on Wednesday, students in Ryan Groshans' third-grade class jumped from classroom instruction to iPad activity and back again as they learned to convert fractions. 

February 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Students spell out 'Thank You'

Students spell out 'Thank You'

Lynne Erger's students spell out "Thank You" using iPads that Erger bought with a $2,500 grant from Farmers Insurance. 

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Lynne Erger helps Dayna Otis and Gabe Schmidt

Lynne Erger helps Dayna Otis and Gabe Schmidt

Lynne Erger helps Dayna Otis and Gabe Schmidt with a shared iPad mini obtained by using a grant through the “Thank a Million Teachers” program.

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Darrell Ehrlick: We kick apps!

For some reason I can remember what I thought the first time I heard that some cellphone manufacturers were putting cameras on phones.

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What I learned in middle school before lunch

What I learned in middle school before lunch

Four degrees. I trudged through several inches of slippery snow on Lewis Avenue toward my Thursday morning appointment in the principal’s office. A young man sporting black shorts strode through the middle school doors behind me.

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Man accused of stealing iPad charged with robbery

A 22-year-old man prosecutors accused of stealing an iPad from his girlfriend’s sister is facing a robbery charge.

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Local businesses help Pioneer School complete 1st phase of iPad project

Local businesses help Pioneer School complete 1st phase of iPad project

Pioneer Elementary School teachers Melissa Schnitzmeier and Connie Russell recently led an effort to get 20 iPads for the school.

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Pilot project puts iPads in select Billings Catholic School classrooms

Pilot project puts iPads in select Billings Catholic School classrooms

Starting this fall, teachers and administrators with Billings Catholic Schools are testing the effectiveness of using iPads as classroom teaching tools.

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Tech Connection: Beware of the 'apple pickers'

I recently attended a technology conference where presenters discussed many of the hot topics pertaining to technology companies like ours. One of the presenters discussed the security issues that all of us are familiar with: hackers, viruses, spyware, etc. But one of his comments that caugh…

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Sheldon and Vicki Eaton show United Luv T-shirts

Sheldon and Vicki Eaton show United Luv T-shirts

Sheldon and Vicki Eaton show United Luv T-shirts that are being sold, in part, as a fundraiser to purchase iPads for local hospital cancer centers. The idea came from their son Ryan, who died in February at age 26 from a rare form of cancer.

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Sheldon and Vicki Eaton

Sheldon and Vicki Eaton

Sheldon and Vicki Eaton are selling United Luv T-shirts, in part as a fundraiser to purchase iPads for local hospital cancer centers. The idea was from their son Ryan, who died in February at 26 from a rare cancer.

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United Luv T-shirts

United Luv T-shirts

United Luv T-shirts and bracelets are being sold to help purchase iPads for local hospital cancer centers to loan to patients undergoing treatment.

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Tech Connection: Follow these tips for protecting your smart phone, tablet

Tech Connection: Follow these tips for protecting your smart phone, tablet

It seems that just about everyone these days has a smart phone and many of us have an iPad or other tablet as well.

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