“Specifically regarding iPad sales in the U.S. education market, Apple said its third quarter saw nearly a doubling year over year, to just under one million units,” Booker reports. “Apple is riding (some would say, driving) the tablet-adoption wave. Use of tablets and smartphones by K-12 students has hit 50%, according to an analysis released in October at the Wireless EdTECH conference by Blackboard and Project Tomorrow. The report, ‘Learning in the 21st Century: Taking it Mobile!’ found 50% of high schoolers and 40% of middle schoolers use smartphones or tablets on a regular basis.”
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