South Korea revises plans for all-digital classrooms

03/25/2012 | Washington Post, The

South Korea has scaled back its plans to replace paper textbooks with electronic texts in all classrooms by 2015, following concern that students might benefit from having less exposure to technology. Instead, the country will introduce electronic textbooks in some classes, where the digital resources will be used along with traditional textbooks. In some lower grades, students are not expected to use digital textbooks.

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