Survey finds children using tablets for more than just games

02/16/2012 | ZDNet

About 57% of children younger than 12 in tablet-owning households use the devices for educational purposes, compared with 77% who use them to play games, according to a new survey by Nielsen Wire. While the use of tablets for all entertainment purposes -- games, movies and other distractions -- far outweighed their use for education, the survey supports the theory that they may be viable educational tools, blogger Rachel King writes.

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