Sound Off: Why Do You Think Netbooks Are Better Than Tablets?
I’m a big fan of laptops and netbooks. Recently, I’ve become an even bigger fan of Chromebooks.
I’m just starting work on a research project to explore whether netbooks (specifically Chromebooks) or tablets (specifically 7″ Galaxy Tabs) are better suited for a high school’s one to one implementation.
I like both types of devices, but ultimately I think laptops have more to offer if they’re the only device. However, the point of research is to confront and challenge our assumptions – so I’ve got an open mind. I put the following Slideshare together with a few ideas about why I think netbooks are superior, and I posted a different Slideshare yesterday arguing in favor of tablets.
I’d be interested to hear from other teachers, students, parents, tech lovers:
Why do you think netbooks or Chromebooks are the superior choice for a one to one initiative?
If you think tablets are better, than head over to the tablets post and sound off over there.
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