Tablet in HandsI’m embarking on some research to help provide some data to answer the question: Are tablets or netbooks more useful for a school’s one to one program?

You can follow the progress of that research here. I like both tablets and netbooks, to be honest, and I think they both have different uses in the classroom. I wouldn’t turn my nose up at either.

In this Slideshare presentation, I summarized three areas where I think tablets excel.

Three Reasons to Choose Tablets For Your School’s One to One Initiatve from Brian Rock

But what do you think? I’d love to hear from other teachers, researchers, students, parents, or just general technophiles:

What makes a tablet better than a netbook?

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