Apple Will Change Education

There is a mystery in the air about the Apple announcement that is coming. It is reported to not be about software, but rather to be about education and more specifically iTunesU.

What do we know about Apple’s take on education?

We know that Steve Jobs has been working closely with schools to create one-to-one iPad and MacBook programs, but we he has also said:

You need a person…Computers are reactive machines, not proactive. Students need a guide.

It’s promising news for teachers who have heard so much bad news lately, but it still doesn’t mean that we know how this announcement will impact the future of education.

What we do know is that Apple will bring a revolutionary idea to education just like he did to music.