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Nic Mead, left, and Brayden Sunder take notes use iBooks on their iPads in Ann Hendershott's classroom at the Willmar Middle School. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Symbol of future for America’s students offers a look back at a defining event of nation’s past

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WILLMAR — When it’s time to talk about the Great Depression in teacher Ann Hendershott’s eighth-grade history class, it’s time to grab an iPad.

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Hendershott’s iBook on the Depression covers the same material as her students’ textbooks and adds audio files, videos and photo galleries.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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