Quoting *mommy to 3*:" my son is getting a tablet too!! He asked for that and I'd much rather buy something he will use then ... [snip!] ... he's in first grade and at his school they use them for learning activities and he wants me to get the apps that they have.."
this shows what just how compelling the technology is
a generation ago, can you IMAGINE a 1st grader asking mom for .... textbooks for xmas?
these kids are going to learn very well, very fast
this next generation of people will take a giant leap forward
not just a little bit, like in the past
why would you stand in the way of your child?
it's not one or the other, it's not an iPad or playing outside
but it's DEFINITELY both