Look around any gathering involving kids and, these days, it's likely that there are plenty of tablets floating around too. But have you ever seen kids hunched over an ereader in the same way?
Beth Callaghan raises this great point on Apartment Therapy. Maybe tablets are to e-readers as comic books are to books? Or maybe kids or surreptitiously reading the classics on their iPad?
Certainly, there' s a push to use tablets in schools, but rarely do we hear of e-readers being used in a similar way, despite the fact that they're more affordable and, perhaps, more well-suited to learning. Who knows? Do you? Let's try and get to the bottom of this.