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. Microsoft was one of the first big tech companies to market styluses to schools. And Lenovo’s higher-end 500e Chromebook includes a stylus, while its $300 model, the 300e, can actually use any instrument—from regular pencils to paper clips—to interact with the screen. His district has been using them since 2003 with all 5th through 12th grade students.