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让每个孩子都拥有一台膝上电脑A laptop for every kid--教育领域中英对照

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A laptop for every kid让每个孩子都拥有一台膝上电脑More schools are convinced they're worth the cost Carmen Arace Middle School is situated in the pastoral town of Bloomfield, Conn., but four years ago it faced many of the same challenges as inner-city schools in nearby Hartford: low scores on standardized tests, dropping enrollment and high rates of detention. Then the school's hard-driving principal, Delores Bolton, persuaded her board to shake up the place by buying a laptop computer for each student and teacher to use, in school and at home. For good measure, the board provided wi

now, an hour before classes start, every seat in the library is taken by students eager to get online. fifth-grade teacher jen friday talks about sedimentary rocks as students view them at a colorful website. after school, students on buses pull laptops from backpacks to get started on homework. since the computers arrived, enrollment is up 20%. disciplinary suspensions are down 80%. scores on state achievement tests are up 35%. bolton, who is black, is proud to run "a school with 90% black enrollment that is on the cutting edge."

现在,在上课前一小时,图书馆里就坐满了想要上网的学生。五年级教师詹在星期五的课上讨论沉积岩,与此同时学生们在一个内容丰富的网站上观看沉积岩。下课后,坐上公交车的学生就把笔记本电脑从背包里拿出来,开始做作业。自从有了电脑以后,学校的入学率上升了20%,留级率下降了80%。参加全州水平考试的成绩也提高了35%。博尔顿这位黑人校长对于能够管理一所“黑人入学率高达90%,教育质量领先的学校”感到自豪。

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