Then the iPad announcement confirmed what has already been obvious since the Kindle and iPhone. Our consumption of content is changing dramatically as the medium through which we consume it changes. It doesn’t actually matter if the iPad wins, or the Nook wins, or something from a startup wins. Something different from a laptop will be in the backpacks of millions of kids soon that will be infinitely better suited for delivering an educational experience to students. And that experience will be incredibly deep and broad, social, interactive, and dynamic.