How are mobile devices being used in student assessments?

More schools are using iPad tablet computers and other mobile devices as tools for collecting data and assessing students. While the use of the devices for assessments and instruction depends on background work from schools' technology teams, plus system upgrades in other cases, some educators say the devices allow for quick checks of student understanding -- as well as deeper looks into students' thought processes -- and can transform the learning environment in a positive way.

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