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Schools Shift from Textbooks to Tablets

Publication: San Francisco Chronicle
Date: March 6, 2013

Summary: Philip Elliott reports on the growing usage of tablets in classrooms, citing a recent study, "How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms," conducted by the Pew Internet Project, College Board, and the National Writing Project.


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When you think about it, these are A.P. classes and National Writing Project classes, and 4 in 10 say they are using these devices," said Kristen Purcell, associate director for research at Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project. "That's 6 in 10 who aren't using them. We still have a lot of room for growth."

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