1999 – Psion Series 7 - £700 16MB Psion's Series 7 not only received the full 5 out of 5 Geekheads for Geekness and Quality but also forced me to purchase one for myself, I have awarded it a Geek.com Pick .
“ One of the key reasons for teacher’s success was that they had ‘ownership’ and exclusive use of a machine over a long period. Interviews suggested that this encouraged them to invest time in learning the systems. Another key reason was the portability off the machines. Not only did this lead to many extra hours of use at home, but also when teachers needed support they could take the machine to a colleague.” 1997
“ The school felt that whilst the novelty factor of the handhelds impacted on the community at large, it particularly impacted on the travelling community, for whom it was their only access to technology. Furthermore attendance rates for this community increased dramatically and even families with limited financial means stated a willingness to pay for devices”
HANDHELDS – Learning with handheld technologies – A Handbook from Futurelab
Handheld Learning – 2007 Thank you Tim Tarrant – TDA – email@example.com