Tablets and the Future of Education

From the Dell-sponsored article in USA Today:

This spring, fourth-graders in a Tallahassee, Fla., classroom chronicled the life cycle of plants. Preschoolers in Mesa, Ariz., practiced Spanish, and special education students in Phoenix communicated aloud with classmates and teachers.

Sound like typical activities from classrooms of yore? Sure, until you learn that students used tablets to do all of these tasks.

In a mere four years, tablets have gone from gee-whiz gadgets to household items. And in the field of education, they have become a must-have for students and teachers…


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