"The energy really starts to happen and flow for me and I mean this in all sincerity is when the kids walk in and they are here day one because that's what it's all about," said Greg Mohler, Principal of New Haven High School.
There certainly was an energy at today's registration at
"Let's face it kids are very well equipped with technology they got their cell phones they got their i-pads they got this and they got that--they got technology I don't even understand sometimes," said Mohler.
Each student will receive an I-pad for educational purposed--not to replace their textbooks but to enhance the overall learning experience.
"You can do quick mini assessments to find out are they with me on the lesson are they not with me do they understand they concept I just taught or do I need to go back and re-teach that so I think it's a great teaching tool," said Mohler.
" You don't always have to ask the teacher for a calculator it will probably already be on there so it will be a lot easier for students that don't always come prepared so I think it will be a good idea, said Shawn Grueb, a
"Hopefully it's going to be more fun and more helpful and less carrying around books and stuff," said Bruce Young, a New Haven High School student.
Not everyone is on board with the tech upgrade.
"They are trying to use to much technology making it a little to easy-let them work a little bit--keep using the books said Ayesha Smith Philips, a
The new I-pads will cost