September 25, 2022


Digitally Yours

Springfield schools scale back tech use, home access for some students

Superintendent Grenita Lathan introduced Tuesday that Springfield Community Educational institutions will take immediate steps to suppress the use of district-issued devices among the young students as it launches a massive-scale critique of the position technological innovation will engage in in the teaching and discovering approach.

The evaluate will examine how equipment are used in the course of the school working day and outside of, how perfectly the district is equipped to safeguard learners, and what purpose gadgets perform in instruction and educational accomplishment.

“We want our learners to be exposed to technology but we do want to imagine about what that display time appears to be like, primarily for our youngest pupils but also checking what our middle and large school learners are doing,” she reported.

Springfield, like lots of other huge districts, relied heavily on technological know-how during the COVID-19 pandemic, specially when pupils were studying remotely.