Cleveland, Tenn., teachers learn to use more technology in classroom

photo Dr. Carl Hite, president of Cleveland State Community College, takes an e-spin around an e-road Wednesday morning, during an e-driving lesson from Tim Blais, with the Tennessee Board of Regents eLearning Division. Hundreds of area teachers attended the third annual all-day conference on bringing more technology into classrooms. College and TBR staff wore tropical shirts because lunch had a Southern Luau theme.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- Your cellphones are teaching devices, Robbie Melton of the Tennessee Board of Regents told about 300 area educators attending a Cleveland State Community College conference on bringing more technology to the classroom.

Melton, associate vice chancellor of elearning with the board of regents, says she is an education mobilist and an "app-ologist."

Hundreds