The investigation of the effectiveness of the iPad in education is still inadequate due to considering the novelty of iPad in education. This fact is occurring even though the increase of studies that addressed the iPad in education during the last ten years. Therefore, this study examines the effectiveness of iPad in education through review literature on iPad in education. After a review of the literature on the iPad, the results were in three aspects: reading, writing, and mathematics. In addition, the studies that addressed the iPad as an educational tool were confirmed of the positive effects of iPad in education. However, there is a lack of studies has addressed the iPad with thinking skills such as creative and critical thinking, additionally, motivation and learning motivation. Furthermore, the current study was recommended to conduct studies that addressed the iPad with thinking aspects with motivation and learning motivation.