What a complete load of bull. I can only assume you are trying to promote some new form of computer assistance down the throats of educators at a huge profit margin (but of course 'for the good of the children').
There is NO real hardware difference between the usage cases you outlined. AND IT DOESNT MATTER ANYWAY.
Because technology is not actually needed in education! There is pretty much 0 research showing any real learning advantage to it, there is a TON of research showing that it detracts from the learning!
Stop trying to push snake oil. I know its profitable, but GROW SOME DAMN MORALS. These are children you are damaging.
What students need is better teachers, less administrators, less 'profit' being scammed out of the education system by suppliers and secondary services, and did I mention better teachers? (and no I am not calling all teachers bad, there are some great ones... but then there are the rest).
I would list the THREATS to a good education at present as:
#1, Teachers unions (by protecting incompetent teachers no matter what, and making it impossible to remove them and make space for good teachers).
#2, Administrators, who are in it to grown their personal fiefdoms, line their pockets, and get in the way of teaching (remember when principles used to be teachers? wasnt that a unique idea..)
#3, 'Technology' being used as a crutch to reduce the need for teacher/student interaction, which is what kids actually need to learn!
#4, The parents, yes, thats right, you! who cannot possibly accept that their kid is good at some stuff, bad at others, a pain in the arse half of the time, and needs a good (figurative, and sometimes more) kick in the arse from time to time to help them get somewhere.
We love to look back and laugh at 'old style' schooling, claiming it was all rote learning and raps on the knuckles, but we are far to fast to throw out the baby with the bathwater. Respected teachers, who EARNT their respect, KNEW their students, KNEW their subject are worth their weight in gold.. the others NEED TO GO.
And 'technology' doesnt help that, not one little bit.