Tablets and disruptive innovation
The Christensen Institute
AUGUST 28, 2015
Tablets are great for watching videos, reading books and articles, taking pictures, or playing interactive educational games, but they falter when it comes to typing up essays or preparing other documents. And although there is a growing push for schools to go paperless, neither a tablet nor Chromebook is a perfect replacement for old-fashioned paper notebooks. According to the theory, innovations can be grouped into two categories: sustaining and disruptive.