[caption id="attachment_46757" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Pearson's new social studies app for Virginia schools"]Pearson's new Social Studies app for Virginia schools.[/caption]

 

In a huge step forward for K-12 education's move toward an all-digital curriculum, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), in collaboration with education publishing giant Pearson, is implementing a pilot program that puts fourth, seventh, and ninth grade social studies curriculum on an iPad.

Supporters say this revolutionary education technology program will test whether students can better acquire knowledge of a subject if instruction caters to different learning styles.

The idea for Pearson...

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