Tablets vs. Textbooks

Posted by: Byzcat

Which one would you rather have accessible to you at your academic institute?

  • Textbooks

  • Tablets

28% 13 votes
72% 33 votes
  • I had a text book in school, and so should my grand kids.

    Posted by: bobj
  • I know we have moved on to the technologically flourished century, however I personally have to choose Textbooks instead of Tablets. I would say, that tablets are also good for teaching due to their high speed of loading and memory storage. For studying in the long run, I think that textbooks are better. Firstly, you can edit on them EASILY. I know you can do this as well with a tablet, but when you work on your studies on textbooks, you can actually add additional notes such as staplling papers on it and highlight keywords easily. Secondly, textbooks are perpetually free of CHARGING. You don't need to charge your textbook in order to learn from it. This would greatly reduce costs in the long run of studying. Thirdly, stolen textbooks would mostly be returned and tablets mosty would not be.

  • I am in middle school and we have replaced most of our textbooks with laptops. While people are saying that it would be better to have tablets because they are lighter, if we continue to have tablets/ laptops in our schools we will play games and do more fun and inappropriate things rather than focusing on our education. if we are not paying attention to our education than what is the point of having tablets even if they are lighter.

  • The risk of taking a tablet to school in especially shady neighborhoods is unsafe. There is the chance that It could get stolen, damaged, or hacked. But for grades K-12, textbooks are much better, If a page gets ripped in a textbook it barely even cost $3 for a roll of invisible tape that can fix at least 15 pages in a textbook, and anybody can fix a textbook. However with a tablet, it takes the manual labor charges of an expert and the cost of the LCD screen itself which makes Tablets more costly to retain

  • were in the year 2015 not 2014 i know dumb right LOL

  • with tablets n'stuff, students can do their work at any time, instead of having to lug around those extremely heavy textbooks that could cause sore backs when they're older

    Posted by: Queley
  • i pick this because who wants to carry heavy books when you can carry a light tablet around? and it would allow no excuses to not doing h.w. because its on there tablet

  • I agree because you can just type it in and it will come up

  • Tablets can have more updates when textbooks only have the previous info like the periodic table of elements

    Posted by: 91207
  • Um we're in the twenty first century people everyone should use a tablet for school work.

  • Tablets should be used instead of textbooks for many reasons. Basically, tablets should be used instead because they can download thousands of e-books and still weigh the same, while that amount of textbooks weighs over 2 tons. E-books are also 60-50% cheaper than textbooks, and many people already have their own tablets to use.

  • tablets are lighter to carry and i rather read on a tablet then a textbook

  • i think that having tablets wiill help people learn more and people can gat to info faster

  • cheaper in the long run

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heil41 says2015-04-14T14:39:23.8133340-05:00
1 tablet is enough but books well you need a lot
elifalen says2015-05-04T17:03:36.1811680-05:00
Tablets are able to store thousands of books making them well worth there while
elifalen says2015-05-04T17:04:15.0568664-05:00
Tablets wiegh a considerable amount less
elifalen says2015-05-04T17:06:14.5387982-05:00
Tablets need to be charged you dont want a kid to not read what he was sopossed to because he whent camoing or somthing over the weekend and didnt have electicity
elifalen says2015-05-04T17:08:13.1981205-05:00
You can do more than just read on a tablet(games,social networks,messanger) and it could be more of a distraction than a help
warriorcats says2015-10-26T23:31:25.2616316Z
I'm adding something to elfalen . You can put restrictions on tablets so that I think tablets are better then books
Sonic5683 says2016-04-14T16:13:48.7259338Z
Tablets are lighter, easier to do work on, more accessible, and easier do do reader has on rather than going to a library or computer lab to do research on primative channel mputers.
Kinglogan says2017-04-10T14:16:23.9519667Z
1 tablet can hold all the textbooks that you need for every subject so all you have to do is carry around a tablet instead of nearly dieing holding all of those textbooks in your backpack and plus all the textbooks that teachers get the price might be the same
Kinglogan says2017-04-10T14:17:36.9755667Z
1 tablet can hold all the textbooks that you need for every subject so all you have to do is carry around a tablet instead of nearly dieing holding all of those textbooks in your backpack and plus all the textbooks that teachers get the price might be the same
Kinglogan says2017-04-10T14:18:36.0215667Z
1 tablet can hold all the textbooks that you need for every subject so all you have to do is carry around a tablet instead of nearly dieing holding all of those textbooks in your backpack and plus all the textbooks that teachers get the price might be the same
CrimsonHurricane2017 says2017-10-25T16:46:37.3507661Z
TABLETS. This is because tablets are lighter and are more useful

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