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Australian book spotlights Discovery

September 6, 2012

The Discovery High School at Newton-Conover is being featured in an Australian published book.
   
Two years ago, Discovery High opened up its Wi-Fi to students as a way to enhance the learning environment. Wi-Fi is a wireless internet connection that is available to anyone with a supporting technological device. Some Wi-Fi connections, such as that of a school, require a login to access the Internet through the wireless network. By opening up Wi-Fi to students, Discovery High allows students to connect to the Internet with devices such as tablets, laptops, iPods and smart phones.
   
Discovery High student Eli Ellis said there are a lot of ways he uses technology — and Wi-Fi — in the classroom.

“We get on Edmodo and Engrade, and we get on blogs and websites that relate to the topics discussed in class,” Ellis said.

To read more of this story, pick up the print edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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