Exclusive: Apple CEO Tim Cook Talks Classroom Tech Initiative

After visiting a school in Harlem, Cook talks with "GMA" co-anchor Robin Roberts about ConnectED -- the White House initiative that Apple is part of which provides students with better technology.
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Video people decided he ourselves only people. Every where your life you have your iPad you have your phone your it's all did you write an illegal until classroom. It's a pulled its analog so. I talked to apple CEO about the initiative with the White House to upgrade technology in schools all across the country I met him at Tuskegee. Last year and New York on Tuesday what a see the progress we can't hear this. I'm very excited over here. The sixth graders at Harlem's PS 161 know a thing or two about Cody. And they couldn't wait to show off their skills to Apple's CEO Tim Cook. I'm all ages using cutting edge technology. To revolutionize the way we learn what he's doing is writing. In order to get the robust. Tried apple as part of a White House initiative called connect at. Its goals to connect 99% of American schools to advance technology. This school in Harlem is among 114 others that have seen student engagement peak. Since implementing the program one year ago. Did it more enthusiastic. They're saying hey. Okay. They're not pick the legs and the teaching. What did when. It looks like they're having fun yet. Tell us how the initiative. Is going now it's going fabulous yet what are the things that we seek to do is really increased student engagement and a major way. And what are the measures about arguably is is our attendance and attendance is significantly out there. Now we're that students are or are learning more and the math scores are also opts out we feel really good. Their eyes light up and they say everywhere else in their lives. It's all about the tablet and then used to be and they come into the room and it was like an analog Xperia. If you well your have really good point because it you and I were. Born and analog world. These kids are born individual world. And if they come to school then have an analog environment. It's not conducive to learning it's not conducive to creativity. We're bringing digital chewed to the schools here. And we're focused on underserved schools. That the future top our nation. One swipe at a time lord every war every kid in America every kid in the war. To be able to look and say I it's. Politely the CEO of apple. War I can replace Robin Roberts on Good Morning America. Everyone should be able to inspire and find out why. Could not agree with Tim Moore and we're talking about the digital lay isn't anymore and you finish you can walk and talk to. Michael what do you have got it in your school. How we do not that we have very old computers and touch technology there. That we are going to be upgrading which is going to be Craig Albright says. I have at it like I couldn't get him in 3%.

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