The arrival of the iDevice.

There is a tipping point with the introduction of any device and the iPad is no exception. For education the tipping point is when the focus changes from how it works to what it can create. From that point on it becomes a natural part of the learning ecosystem. 
Today we do not spend time marvelling at the construction of the ball point pen, we simple use it to create. The cleanliness, easy of use and relative in-expense have faded into the background.   
In "Everything Bad is Good for You", Stephen Johnson talks about the time it takes for a technology to reach 50 million people.  The tv took some 50 years. How long will the iPad or tablet device take and what are the implications of this ever increasing speed of change to the field of teaching. 

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