Apple’s Education Announcement in 2012:  A potentially large step into the future for textbooks and learning? On 19 Jan. 2012, Apple Inc introduced three initiatives intended to “reinvent the textbook” and enhance learning. Did they live up to my dream of yesterday? No. Instead, they surpassed it! Instead of announcing the “rental” system for textbooks that I had imagined, they are doing something better. To make textbooks more...