Grade Schoolers now Learning on Handhelds in Class

http://search-engines-web.com/ 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!"

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Boring books

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