Andres Caiaffa, a professor at Miami Dade College’s Benjamin Leon School of Medicine, allows students to use tablets and smartphones as part of the classroom experience at the Simulation Lab. From left, Cassandra Gonzalez, Andres Caiaffa, Alex Escoto and Enrique Gil.
Andres Caiaffa, a professor at Miami Dade College’s Benjamin Leon School of Medicine, allows students to use tablets and smartphones as part of the classroom experience at the Simulation Lab. From left, Cassandra Gonzalez, Andres Caiaffa, Alex Escoto and Enrique Gil. CARL JUSTE MIAMI HERALD STAFF
Andres Caiaffa, a professor at Miami Dade College’s Benjamin Leon School of Medicine, allows students to use tablets and smartphones as part of the classroom experience at the Simulation Lab. From left, Cassandra Gonzalez, Andres Caiaffa, Alex Escoto and Enrique Gil. CARL JUSTE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

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  • Marc Buoniconti signs copies of his book at Columbus High School

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