The Apple tablet is everywhere. From flight bags in airplanes to books in school, the iPad is permeating our lives in more ways than perhaps ever conceived. These are indications of how technology is helping our lives become easier and more interesting.
Longfield Academy, located in Kent, UK, is a school which is going ahead with plans to give students an iPad containing their entire curriculum for the academic session that begins next month. As per the school management, this gadget will be the perfect learning tool for the students both at home and at school.
However, it’s not all free. Parents will need to pay some amount for the iPad. The exact amount though has not yet been specified. The package will include a protective case, a range of apps, insurance, and tech support. Whether the plan is to replace all textbooks in totality or to have it be just an add-on gadget to some of the textbooks is not yet clear.
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