The days of pocket-protector-wearing über nerds being shoved into lockers are over. If the high-tech revolution has taught us anything, it’s that smart is cool, and the smarter you are, the more likely you are to rule the world. That’s more than obvious at area schools, where kids have abandoned textbooks in favor of iPads and iPods and chalkboards in favor of Smart Boards; where fourth graders learn Latin and build robots; and where 3D is a learning tool. Here, we explore some of the classes, programs, initiatives and tools that boost academics on all levels, ensuring that local students are the nerdiest of them all.
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