Do Hand-Helds Belong In The Classroom?

09/27/2001 | Education Week

Hand-held computers are popping up in classrooms nationwide, but are they a worthy learning tool? Many critics say schools have rushed into buying the devices without having an appropriate curriculum in place. In addition, some school leaders say hand-helds too often are used to e-mail during class and to cheat on tests rather than for what they were intended.

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