Bowe’s children get the reading bug with iPad poses a great deal of advantages. With iPads proving to be extremely accessbile and portable they are a hugely innovative part of the primary curriculum. They can be taken out of doors, in small groups and installed software allows for them to be cross curricular.
Despite having a fast response and being technologically sound there is a danger of spending too long in setting up or logging on and you can loose the attention of your audience very quickly.
They pose to be advantageous towards children with learning difficuulties or English as an additional language as some find they communicate more effectively: specific multimedia software helps to articulate in pictures and film what they might deem as being difficult words for instance.