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09/13/2017

Could Your Student Benefit From Using a Tablet for Their Studying?

Whether you're online shopping from your bed during your day off from work, making sure that your roster for your fantasy football team is tight and set, or are listening to cooking instructions as you prepare a meal, tablet devices are useful and entertaining. However, despite what most parents think, these devices also have the potential to help their child learn. The Tutoring Center, Garland TX has some information below on how you can use a tablet to help your child learn.

Utilize the 'Cool' Factor!

If there was one word which students would use to describe their textbooks, it would be ‘boring.’ However, the same word isn’t used when talking about a tablet. Instead, the word ‘cool’ gets thrown around like it’s going out of fashion. This ‘cool’ factor is something which you can use to your advantage.

Reading

Reading, as an example, is a great activity which all students (and adults) can benefit from. However, the idea of reading a physical book isn’t a stimulating one for a student. This doesn’t mean that they aren’t interested in reading, mind, just that they don’t like the idea of holding a book. Talk about ‘uncool!’ Reading apps available for tablet devices offer children a way to both enjoy reading and use a cool piece of technology. From fantasy novels to crime mysteries, and even their school textbooks, if it’s in print then you can bet that it’s going to be available in a digital format.

Notetaking

When your student comes home from school, ask them to show you their collection of notes. While you may be expecting one clean and neat notebook, you will likely be presented with a table full of books, pieces of loose paper, post-it notes, or even worse, an important note written on their hand! A tablet device allows students of all ages to keep their notes in one central place where they are easily accessible, easily corrected and easily shared. With a notetaking app on a tablet, children have access to their entire collection of notes without the need to carry around a tomb of loose papers and diagrams. To make it easier, these apps will also allow you to take a picture or ‘scan’ existing notes so that your student can make a smooth transition.

Back to School Tutoring at the The Tutoring Center, Garland TX Can Work for Your Student

If your child is having a hard time getting back into their school routine then it could be caused by a lack of confidence in their academic abilities. Speak with The Tutoring Center, Garland TX today by calling (972) 200-7877 to book your free consultation where a learning professional can answer any questions you have about how tutoring in Garland TX can help your child improve their confidence and their grades!

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