classroom http://wrkf.org en Creative La. Speaker Brian Dixon on the Future of the Classroom http://wrkf.org/post/creative-la-speaker-brian-dixon-future-classroom <p><span class="BodyCopy">Classrooms aren't as simple as they used to be - traditional chalk boards and pencils used to do the trick, but now computers play a huge rule in the way our kids learn. </span></p><p class="BodyCopy BodyCopy">Educator, author, and founder of the Mentorship Academy of Digital Arts, Brian Dixon, says that's a good thing. At his charter school in downtown Baton Rouge smartboards and iPads are the norm. He's the featured speaker at this month's <a href="http://creativelouisiana.com/" target="_blank">Creative Louisiana </a> and WRKF's Tegan Wendland talked with him about using technology in the classroom and the future of education.</p><p> Thu, 24 May 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Tegan Wendland 2590 at http://wrkf.org Creative La. Speaker Brian Dixon on the Future of the Classroom