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5 Black Friday Mobile Tech Must-Buys that can be Justified as ‘Learning Tools’

Black Friday may be terrifying for shoppers, but it could be the best time to justify that pseudo-educational gadget purchase you’ve been considering!

If your kids are attending one of the many school districts in the US and Canada that are adopting a more technologically-enabled approach to learning with tools like smartphone and tablet apps, online learning modules, and engaging web-based school portals, then you as a tech gadget-crazy parent no have an interesting opportunity: your kids may have a learning need for some (or all!) of the awesome new tech toys that are on the market now, waiting for you to buy them and use them. And Black Friday (or black week if your local retailers want to prolong the magic) may be the perfect opportunity to get the right gadget at an even righter price – all in the name of helping your kids learn (or at least that’s what you can have everyone believe).

The tech world is bristling with an increasingly large pool of devices geared towards a mobile online experience. Thankfully, a mobile onlineĀ learning experience is at the core of many schools and districts’ requirements as well. This is exactly the right circumstance for justifying that ultrabook, tablet or smartphone purchase for your family.

So, without further ado, here’s SharpSchool’s top 5 picks for mobile ‘learning’ devices!

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