Educational Technology

June 27, 2011

Will iPads Replace Backpacks In The New Tewksbury High School?

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:40 am

By Rick Spencer, Tewksbury Patch

If Tewksbury High School assistant principal Jason Stamp has his way, the days of watching 90-pound freshmen lug 50-pound backpacks into TMHS every morning may soon be over. Stamp and TMHS Principal Dr. Patricia Lally went before the school committee last Wednesday evening seeking approval for funding to launch a pilot program that would study the feasibility of eventually issuing an Apple iPad tablet-sized personal computer to every Tewksbury High student, effectively replacing text books, notebooks, pens and pencils with the popular iPads.

http://tewksbury.patch.com/articles/will-ipads-replace-backpacks-in-the-new-tewksbury-high-school

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