(From eSchool News Online, July 20, 2005)
This fall, LeapFrog SchoolHouse will release its latest tool for learning--a computer the size of a pen. Dubbed FLY, the new "pentop computer" works with a special brand of electronic paper that lets students interact with their own drawings. Using the magic-marker sized device, students can write a word in English, then hear the word translated via a special voice synthesizer to Spanish; draw a piano keyboard, then listen to the notes played back to them by tapping the keys with the pen; or make a calculator that performs mathematical operations by touching the...
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