Using Tablets Instead of Textbooks


What do your students think are the Pros and Cons of using tablets in the classroom instead of textbooks? They can be either a great learning tool, or a major distraction. What do your students think?

Difficulty: CEFR B2-C1 / IELTS 5.0-8.0 / BULATS 60-89 / TOEFL 87-120

Target Student Age: 14+

This presentation was tested in a 55-minute class.

Opening Discussion Question:

Traditionally, most students start the school year with new textbooks. However, more and more schools are choosing to get rid of textbooks, and have students use tablets instead.

What do you think are the pros and cons of using tablets instead of textbooks in schools?

This presentation includes:

  • 1 vocabulary introduction slide
  • 1 opening discussion
  • 5 opening discussion questions
  • 3 activities
  • 3 statistics for discussion


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