Faustino Fernandes, 10, recently made his PowerPoint presentation on lemurs that live in Madagascar to his fourth-grade class at The Huntington School in Brockton. ‘‘I went on Google and got the pictures and the sounds,’’ he said. ‘‘It’s fun. You get to look at pictures and listen to stuff.’’

Clicking early with PowerPoint

Across the Bay State, grade-schoolers gain a high-tech advantage

By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / May 21, 2006

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Shuttling between the Internet and his computer slide show, Manuel Duarte put the finishing touches on his research project. He outlined his main findings in bullet points, and dragged images and audio files from the Web to liven things up. (Full article: 1082 words)

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