The Biggest Concern For Schools Deploying iPads

When my mother-in-law recently got an iPad for her elementary school classroom, her initial response to us was ‘Really? How fast are they going to break that thing?!”

While not all kids are going to break your classroom technology, they’re perhaps less likely than an adult to be careful with it. In the past we’ve looked at a few different options for protecting your classroom tablets, but we haven’t ever really looked at how often they’re actually damaged, and what damage is occurring. The handy infographic from Volume Cases¬†below takes a look at classroom tablet damage, big concerns for schools deploying iPads, and its pretty interesting! Keep reading to learn more.

Broken Tablet Facts

  • 22% of iPads are damaged within the first year
  • Most (48%) are damaged in transit from school/home and back. 40% are damaged at home.
  • Cracked screens are the most common iPad ‘injury’
  • 99% of schools use protective cases
  • 66% use screen protectors
  • 12% purchase insurance