Study: iPad helps students connect with material

01/23/2012 | Wired.com

Students who used iPad devices in a California school scored higher on a standardized test than students who used paper textbooks, according to a recent study. A pilot program, overseen by Apple and publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, found that iPad devices helped students participating in the one-to-one program connect with material. "Students' interaction with the device was more personal," said Coleman Kells, a middle-school principal. "You could tell students were more engaged."

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