For many years schools have been purchasing standard paper textbooks for
students. As we continue through the digital age, how much longer do
these books have to their existence?
Tablet PC’s and iPad’s are becoming the way of the now, not just the way
of the future. Some schools are already starting to implement them
into their curriculum. There are several advantages of switching over
to a tablet model from the standard textbook model, the most obvious
Standard textbooks are very expensive, especially
when you need to continually purchase new ones to keep them up to date.
Many K-12 schools spend up to $1200 per year for every student on
standard textbooks. College students can pay over $1200 a semester on
standard textbooks. You can buy a mid-level tablet for a onetime fee of
roughly $500. Obliviously there will be costs to the publishers but
this will be nowhere near the cost of continually purchasing standard
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