That the iPad is a great content-consumption device has never been disputed. But just 30 months after its launch the iPad is now in some ways a more powerful content-creation device than a laptop in the hands of students in the classroom.
When the iPad was introduced in 2010, my school (Wanganui Park
Secondary College) was one of a handful in Victoria that included them
on the booklist for the following year, a move that raised eyebrows!
Critics decried the iPad as “a content-consumption but not a