Wednesday, September 28, 2011

iPads replacing textbooks in schools

This article is well worth a read.  The short term costs of replacing textbooks with tablets may be high, but the long term costs and practicalities to schools and students, I believe, is well worth the initial outlay.  The article starts:

'For incoming freshmen at western Connecticut's suburban Brookfield High School, hefting a backpack weighed down with textbooks is about to give way to tapping out notes and flipping electronic pages on a glossy iPad tablet computer.'

To read the full article, click here.

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