Crunching the numbers: iPads vs texbooks

Textbooks on iPad

Some day in the (very) near future, we may no longer need a traditional backpack at school. Rather than carrying around a laptop and textbooks, we will be consolidating the various components of school gear down to a single device that fits nicely within our hands: an iPad.

Many schools are already considering adopting a tablet-based educational style that focuses on electronic devices rather than paper and pen. It’s the way that the world is quickly starting to work; why not prepare our children today to face the world of tomorrow?

This infographic breaks down the coming paper vs tablet war by focusing on the two main champions of each cause: the iPad and the textbook.

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By Sal McCloskey

+Sal McCloskey is a tech blogger in Los Angeles who (sadly) falls into the stereotype associated with nerds. Yes, he's a Star Trek fan and writes about it on Uberly. His glasses are thick and his allergies are thicker. Despite all that, he's (somehow) married to a beautiful woman and has 4 kids. Find him on Twitter or Facebook,

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