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Old teaching methods give way to ipods for kids

Feb 03, 2010 09:09 PM IST India India

Ipod can be the new learning tool for your kid. 21st century kids are now using mobile applications to learn. Meet 5-year-old maitr. Old teaching methods always bored him. Now, like any other kid he learns numbers, rhymes, alphabets- but Maitr does it the high-tech way. His school provides ipod-touches to its students from Nursery to standard 2nd that are loaded with applications used to give elementary education to the kids. But does that mean it's an end to the books?