This is an excellent post from tech.pinions on the potential of the iPad Mini for education. The post starts:
'I have long been a skeptic about the role of personal computing in
education, especially for K-12 schools. Yes, the internet has made a
wealth of information accessible to students. But the instructional
revolution promised by technology optimists seems to hover forever on
the horizon. The tablet—and for now, at least, that really means the
iPad for reasons I will get to—could be the tool that finally makes the
difference. And the new iPad mini could greatly accelerate the trend'.
To read the post in full, click here.