website on the history of many different immigrant groups coming to the United States. The potential here is for students to read the actual experiences. Laptops empower a teacher to ask all the student read a different story about who it is they think might be interesting. Then in conversation with each other and the teacher learn what is the common experience of immigrants.
This kind of analysis in a community mimics the greater work of a historian. It asks for the higher level thinking skills that our laptop program is all about.