Schools across the nation are testing pilot programs that would equip students with iPads. New York City public schools have ordered over 2,000 alone, with cities in Virginia, California and North Carolina following suit. The device could have some educational merit, however a $750 iPad is much harder to replace than a textbook. Read the full article at NYTimes.com
Schools Replacing Textbooks with iPads
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).