Missouri school replaces textbooks with Android tablets


Instead of issuing textbooks to its high school students this fall, Grandview R-2 School District in Hillsboro, Missouri will issue Coby Kyros tablets. These Android tablets have a 7″ resistive touch screen, and students can download textbooks in PDF format from the school’s website:
Grandview High School

The school district piloted this tablet program last year with a sampling of students and faculty using Haipad’s Android tablet. It appears that both groups support the switch to a near paperless program. I’m glad the school decided to go with the Coby Kyros. From the video reviews that I have watched, the Coby tablet appears to be a higher quality device.

Since I’m a high school math and science teacher who loves gadgets, I’m looking forward to following this story.


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