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21st Century eLearning Soars with Tablet Computers

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21st Century eLearning Soars with Tablet Computers

Schools worldwide are undergoing an exciting, and sometimes challenging, metamorphosis as technology becomes an integral part of everyday teaching and learning. The impact is everywhere—from first graders exploring habitat videos on the Internet to twelfth graders collaborating on research with local or national experts using specialized software applications. For school administrators and IT managers, one decision stands out: What is the best teaching and learning platform? What kind of computing system will support the wide range of ages and activities while being cost-effective, manageable, and secure? These education decision makers are discovering the affordable, versatile tablet PC.

What Makes Tablet PCs Different?
What distinguishes tablet PCs from traditional notebooks or netbooks is their ability to adapt instantly from a keyboard-driven screen to a pen- or stylus-based tablet. This flexibility widens the range of computer-based activity. The expanded capability makes tablet PCs an important tool across the curriculum, supporting science, math, and engineering coursework, in addition to providing the toolset for reading, writing, online research, and content creation and viewing. Students are using tablet PCs to draw and annotate diagrams, solve math equations, design structures, and conduct field work.

Reasons to Choose Tablet PCs
Tablet PCs are designed for real classrooms and 21st century learning—from problem solving and critical thinking to content creation and collaboration. Full-featured, and with a versatile combination of keyboard and digital pen, tablets support the full repertoire of learning and teaching

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