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High School's 'Tech Sherpas'

 High School's 'Tech Sherpas'

Nov 30, 2007-- Doran Smestad walks through the empty gym to the office in the back corner. The high school sophomore's mission: to recover an important file that physical education teacher Jim DiFrederico can't seem to open on his new Macintosh laptop. It's a typical call for students known around the halls of Nokomis Regional High School as "tech sherpas." Within a few minutes, Doran has a file open on screen and asks, "Is this what you need?" With a relieved smile, Mr. DiFrederico gives him a pat on the shoulder. "Something that would take me a couple hours, they can do it in five minutes," he says. The timesaving for teachers is a big plus, and for students who are keen to keep up with technology, helping adults is a way to broaden their own experience and practice communication. (1637 reads)


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