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Apple's iPad enters Singapore classrooms

posted Jan 14, 2011, 4:54 AM by Jim Siegl
our schools in the wealthy city-state have begun handing out Apple iPads to students, relieving them of the need to carry satchels full of bulging text books and notes.

Nanyang Girls High School has spent S$135,000 (about $100,000) to buy 150 iPads for 140 students and 10 teachers in a pilot project. Users connect to the Internet using the tablet, and download books and course material.  Other schools in Singapore using the tablet include Tampines Secondary School (, Nanhua Primary School and Dunman Secondary School.