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Tablets vs. Textbooks

"Tablets vs. Textbooks," by Ryne D. Grimes, from TeenInk

Stepping Stone Article: This article introduces the pros and cons of using tablets instead of traditional textbooks..

"A new study shows that students learn way more effectively from print textbooks than screens," by Patricia A. Alexander and Lauren M. Singer; from Business Insider

This article identifies the shortcomings of using tablets instead of print textbooks.

"As More Schools Embrace Tablets, Do Textbooks Have a Fighting Chance?" by Brenda Álvarez, National Education Association

This article discusses the pros and cons of using tablets instead of textbooks and explains efforts being made to make learning go digital.

"Schools shift from textbooks to tablets," from CBS News

This article provides quotes from teachers, along with some statistics about the use of tablets in classrooms.

“Tablets vs. Textbooks," from ProCon.org

This article provides an in-depth look at the pros and cons of tablets in the classroom instead of traditional textbooks.

"Why E-Textbooks Haven't Taken Over Schools" by Peter Green from Forbes

This article explains some of the reasons why tablets are not as popular as textbooks.

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