Tablets replacing laptops seems possible. But tablets replacing teachers sounds a bit ambitious in a formal and strictly academic environment.
What about, though, in an informal setting in the absence of academic standards? What would happen?
Or might they simply hack the Android operating system itself?
It’s hard to know exactly what happened without seeing data or having been there ourselves, so firm takeaways are difficult, but one thing is certain: in learning, context is everything.
Technology in the classroom requires one approach, but beyond the classroom–in a truly mobile learning environment–self-directed learning takes hold, and the learner’s curiosity trumps all.