Technology

Just about everyone is using technology, and kids are practically experts. The issue for teachers is how to get kids to use these digital tools effectively in the classroom.

KERA visited one elementary school in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch district that’s finding technology can help students learn.

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Are you addicted to your smartphone? Do you find yourself constantly checking for texts and emails? One researcher has found that smartphone use negatively impacts relationships and that smartphone addiction plays a significant role in our lives. 

    

How Baylor Wired Up McLane Stadium For Your Phone

Nov 18, 2014
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One of the great feats of Baylor’s McLane stadium is how wired it is—in the past we’ve talked about the WiFi setup at the stadium that allows you to watch instant replay footage on your phone. But what if you aren’t using WiFi? Here's a story about what it takes to supply 45,000 people with cell phone coverage…in a place that didn’t really coverage before.


In this week’s Waco Weekly we talk about what it’s like to be tried by a student court at University High, McLane Stadium’s high tech digs, and how conservationists are trying to bring back bobwhite quail through prairie restoration.