Technology Workshop Helps Students Learn 

Today’s technology can provide powerful learning tools.About a thousand middle and high schoolers were on the UMaine campus in Orono Thursday afternoon for the annual Maine Learning Technology Initiative Student Conference.MLTI has equipped Maine middle and high school students with laptops for nearly a decade.Thursday’s event featured workshops designed to pique the interest of almost any youngster.MLTI hopes to soon be able to provide every student in grade 7-12 with equipment ranging from laptops to hand-held devices.