Over a year back, I blogged about my new acquisition--a tablet--and how my world had nearly changed with the acquisition of this gadget. But I didn't tell you what happened after that. Soon enough, my kids got hooked on it and I had no option but to get back to a boring phone that would not interest them much.
The day my younger one turned two, he became adept at using it. He loves playing Angry Birds on the tablet and also instructs his older brother to Google some nursery rhymes and Bollywood songs. Sometimes, I wish I hadn't bought the damn thing.
Nowadays, I read about new (and very inexpensive) tablets being launched in India every day. Schools are holding pilot programs with tablets, and new applications for Android-based phones are launched regularly.
But do the city kids really need tablets for education? I, for one, don't think so. Here are some of the drawbacks I see from using it as a tool for education:
read more: http://www.zdnet.com/in/do-city-schools-really-need-tablets-7000008472/ check it out