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

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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. The company currently markets the product as a tool to enhance creativity in the classroom. Shawn Reed Stop Loss Seeing how students are prone to breaking or losing small objects, educators are currently mulling over the costs and benefits of obtaining pricey digital ink tools like styluses.