Tablets vs. Textbooks

This Tablets vs. Textbooks handout & reference also includes:

New Review

Learners decide if tablets should replace textbooks in K-12 schools. They watch four pro and con videos and discover the history of the tablets-versus-textbooks debate. As a bonus, the resource allows them to submit their own comments for review. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have individuals survey friends and family members to learn about their preferences regarding the debate topic 
  • Ask small groups to discuss some of the drawbacks of using technology in education 
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires computer access with headphones for watching videos 
Pros

  • Students further explore the topic using the list of footnotes and sources
  • Includes interesting facts about the subject
Cons

  • None