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With his left hand, Willmar teacher Tyler Gehrking uses an iPad to control his on-screen presentation as he speaks Tuesday about how he has used the tablet computers in his classroom. A presentation was conducted for members of the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce to learn how the iPad2, also shown at top, may be used as a tool for educating students in the Willmar Schools. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)

Teachers in pilot project explain how iPads used in classes in Willmar, Minn., classrooms

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WILLMAR -- The Willmar business community could be a partner in helping the Willmar School District put iPad2 tablet computers in the hands of high school students next year.


Members of the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce met with school officials this week at Willmar Senior High to learn more about how the tablets can be used and to talk about the school's needs.

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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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