Tablet technology takes teaching into 21st century

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PARIS: Emma McCluskey's classroom looks much like any other.

A verb chart, posters and pupils' work adorn the walls. The children lean over their desks, seven and eight-year-old brows furrowed in concentration.

In its essence, it is a scene that could have been recorded at any time since Shakespeare was at school.

Except it isn't. Instead of textbooks, the pupils are pouring over tablet computers linked in to a wireless broadband network.

There are still pencils in their hands but for how much longer?

In an age when toddlers learn to use touchscreens before they can speak, tablet technology is about to take teaching into a brave new word, and McCluskey's students have been invited to the preview.

read more: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Technology/International/2012/Dec-07/197599-tablet-technology-takes-teaching-into-21st-century.ashx

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