iPad to the Rescue

Great article in Wired that asks the question, “can the iPad rescue a struggling American education system?”

Key takeaway:

“Tablets are reinventing how students access and interact with educational material, and how teachers assess and monitor students’ performance at a time when many schools are understaffed and many classrooms overcrowded. Millions of grade school and university students worldwide are using iPads to visualize difficult concepts, revisit lectures on their own time and augment lessons with videos, interactive widgets and animations.”

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