It seems that Nintendo DS will be used in schools soon, if you are in Japan.
Speaking through a translator, Miyamoto said that Nintendo’s DS console was already being used in Japanese museums, galleries, and aquariums, and that his company was beginning to roll out the Nintendo DS system “in junior high and elementary schools in Japan starting in the new school year.”
Read the full article at NPR.
I believe iPhone is a better platform with so many apps available, because development would be faster. But iPhone is so expensive compare to Nintendo DS. Ant to mention the fact that teachers might not know the student is texting or doing their sums. That’s my take 🙂