“The days of students lugging around massive backpacks loaded with heavy textbooks are numbered,” Ed Sutherland reports for Cult of Mac. “According to a new poll of educational IT directors, signs are strong that within the next five years, all U.S. schools could adopt tablets, many as a replacement for textbooks.”
“The good news for Apple is that in education circles (as with most consumers) the only tablet worth considering is the iPad,” Sutherland reports. “All 25 educational IT directors surveyed by institutional securities firm Piper Jaffray said they were using iPads. In fact, according to analyst Gene Munster, not a single school reported employees using Android-based tablets.”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Edward Weber” for the heads up.]