Argumentative Essay On Textbooks Vs Textbooks

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Tablets or Textbooks?

It was not so long ago when students around our age used heavy textbooks. Those days were quite memorable; back in middle school, students made bets and those who lose had to carry all those heavy textbooks to the classroom. These days young students may not know the heaviness. Since they have this privilege to not carry around heavy books, but use tablets. Our modern world is changing; the development of technologies are making our lives better and smarter. However, many people do not like young students carrying a tablet as their textbooks. Despite the opposition of tablets being used as a textbook, this essay will go ‘for’ for the tablets as textbooks for young students range from elementary to high school seniors.
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Professor Heather from University of West Chester stated that reading books from tablets equals to reading a powerpoint.(USA TODAY College) However, this is just an opinion of groups of people who are not fond of tablets and iPhone used as textbooks. Students cannot focus on their readings because the letters in the paper books are too small and the sentences are too close together. For dyslexic students for instance, they are comfortable to read books or textbooks from Ipads or tablets. Because this will aid them to read fast, focus, and comprehend fast. Dr. Schneps who is dyslexic holds a PH D. in Physics. He reads books from tablets because he cannot concentrate on too much words in a page.(PBS NEWS HOURS) In addition to this, English level tests are electronic based such as, TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, ACT etc. Utilising tablets and electronical gadgets allow students to get used to the computerized

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