invisibleSHIELD case for iPad“At Monte Vista Christian School [Watsonville, California], history textbooks could soon be a relic of the past,” Donna Jones reports for The Santa Cruz Sentinel. “Ditto for tomes on biology and English literature. And spiral-bound notebooks and pens—who needs them?”

“They’re so old school when you have a 16GB iPad, and Monte Vista has 60 of the latest must-have technology from Apple for use in classrooms,” Jones reports. “The iPads were introduced Thursday to advanced placement students who will participate in a pilot project. If all goes well, Headmaster Stephen Sharp anticipates replacing heavy and expensive textbooks with cheaper, interactive e-versions.”

Jones reports, “Sharp believes the school is among the first to adopt iPads, but it won’t be the last.”

Full article here.

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