and tablets have served as educational tools for over 5 thousand years, back to
the time of the Sumerians.
Ancient stone tablets often had irregular shapes as their edges became broken over time.
history, technological advancements have changed the conditions for human
In the SLATE logo, the tablet shape combines with a suggestion of an old pen or engraving tool.
It thus reflects the relationship between technology and learning extending from ancient time with slates to modern tablets and beyond.