Buckingham County Public Schools
“Since we implemented our BlackBerry solution, we have seen an improvement in academic performance and classroom engagement — it has been an incredible light bulb moment for our educators.”Stephanie Playton Coordinator of Staff Development & Instructional Technology Resource Specialist
- Industry: Education
- Region: North America
- Company Size: Medium
- Solution: BlackBerry smartphone, BlackBerry® Enterprise Server
Administrators wanted to incorporate new technology into the curriculum to meet the needs of the 21st century learner, while still maintaining some control over content, usage and classroom etiquette.
BlackBerry® smartphones were deployed in grade 1 through grade 12 classrooms. Administrators and teachers across the school district incorporated the technology into hands-on learning activities for their students, such as integrating the smartphone into lessons or even field trips.
- Greater classroom and student engagement
- Improved written communication skills
- Better preparation for the workforce
- Centralized control over content and usage