Tablets are great devices! Tablets are an excellent tool for education! However, why have schools been so quick to purchase class sets? “Yes, we must have iPads; no, we’re not sure why and how we will use them”. We know that there are difficulties with sharing a device which is intended to be personal; we know that storage of data on the device is an issue; we know that classroom and device management can be tricky. Here’s a sensible article on the benefits and challenges of iPads in the classroom.
The discussion is also worth following.