Dropping Laptops

May 09, 2007 1 min read

Should one-to-one laptop programs be given the axe? A number of schools are dropping their laptop programs because they have not resulted in measurable academic improvements and have at times been abused by students, according to a New York Times story.

What do you think? What can be done to make laptop programs more effective? Do their potential benefits outweigh their drawbacks?

A version of this news article first appeared in the Teacher Talkback blog.