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Apple's iPad aims to revolutionize education

Tom Kaneshige | Feb. 16, 2012
The iPad exposed a dirty little secret about the American workplace: Most people don't use computers much in their jobs. But now the iPad might change how a traditionally non-tech worker - the high school teacher - performs in the classroom.

Already, there's been pushback from some teachers. In the summer of 2010, teachers at Brother Rice High School, a private all-boys Catholic school in Bloomfield Hills, MI, gave the iPad a failing grade. Without real-time remote monitoring capabilities, they argued, students would be up to no good on their iPads.

Nevertheless, the iPad is just now heading toward school-and carrying revolutionary iBooks ideas.

 

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