Apple and Microsoft Now Offer $100 Styluses. But Do Schools Need—or Want—Them?

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Microsoft does, too, and various pens from third-party manufacturers are beginning to dot the touchscreen Chromebook market. Already the company offers a touchscreen Chromebook, the Spin 11, with a stylus, which retail together for about $350. Samsung offers its own $30 pen for its Chromebook Plus and Pro lines. His district has been using them since 2003 with all 5th through 12th grade students.

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Remember that this was in 2003, several years before iPads and other tablet computing had been invented).

Can You Be a ‘Good Teacher’ Inside a Failing School?

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Photo Credit: Jenny Abamu Despite a relatively new building, constructed in 2003 as part of a former superintendent’s turnaround project, Fisher has suffered from consistent low performance—falling far below state standards on exams and adjusted growth targets designed specifically for the school. Since Fisher does not have enough Chromebooks for every student, teachers share a cart of laptops that travel from class to class.

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