Grade Schoolers now Learning on Handhelds in Class writes "As school districts scout ways to engage students already accustomed to instant messaging and interactive video games, they're buying up the kind of tech tools once reserved for jet-setting corporate executivesElectronic learning has become so popular that one school in Arizona went textbook-free this year, instead equipping its students with laptops. Seventeen schools outside Eugene, Ore., now use handhelds on most science field trips. Read It @ Yahoo!"


And what are libraries doing to engage students? The old-fashioned way of boring books!