Teaching with Laptops
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES
According to Illinois Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn, "Laptops are the textbooks of tomorrow."
Easily accessible, anything related to school could be stored in one convenient location, thereby eliminating the homework hotline, carrying books back and forth and rendering obsolete any excuse for missing assignments. Class notes could be posted online, videos streamed, and a plethora of approved links to more in depth information would be accessible. Supplemental information could be provided on topics that struggling students don't fully grasp, or for gifted students who want to challenge themselves. Education in the 21st century would render assignment notebooks archaic, copying worksheets unnecessary. Important papers could be backed up on flash drives to ensure against possible loss. Substitute teachers could access detailed notes on what is to be covered in class so that …
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Publication information: Article title: Teaching with Laptops. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: April 9, 2006. Page number: B05. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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