Holland School gets smart with interactive Smartboards

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Photo: Photos by Scott French

Holland School teacher Brenda Beattie and students work on an English exercise on the classroom’s smart board. The school now boasts one in every classroom.

Hands bolt up around Mrs. Beattie's English class at the Holland School. One wouldn't think that a poem by Robert Frost would inspire so much enthusiasm among 11-year-olds. All of the class' attention is directed toward the board at the front of the classroom. Instead of the black slate surface that has dominated the front of classrooms for generations, Mrs.