Friday, April 13, 2012

In the News:iPads (tablets) and Education

Technology can have a significant impact on student achievement according to a Houghton Mifflin Harcourt official who develops apps for education. To read more on the study - go here or here.

Another interesting read is this article which describes an "ongoing study conducted by Abilene Christian University is the latest to try to quantify the benefits of using these tablets to support their educational efforts. " Click here to read more...

Seeing the obvious market potential of these it shouldn't surprise many that Intel has come out with a tablet with the education market in mind. The is estimated to have a price of $199 to $299 compared to Apple's iPad with the base model at $499. Find out more here or here.


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