Guest Post: The State of Interactive Textbooks

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Today’s guest post is by Alia Gray. Alia is an Associate at TriplePoint PR. She graduated from California State University, Chico in May 2012 with a degree in journalism and public relations. She discusses the changes occurring in textbook publishing Continue reading

Digital Reading on the Rise, But Doesn’t Mean Kids Are Reading More

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Yesterday Scholastic released the fourth edition of their bi-annual “Kids & Family Reading Report,” a national survey sharing kids’ and parents’ views on reading in the increasingly digital landscape and the influences that impact kids’ reading frequency and attitudes toward Continue reading

Guest Post: Technology in the Classroom – Where Is Our Future Headed?

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Today’s guest post is by Brian Burton, a children’s book enthusiast and online publisher for  childrensbookstore.com. He discusses the future of education technology and digital learning in the classroom. Brian writes on the topics of reading and parenting. In the Continue reading

15 Ways to Reinvent College [Infographic]

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With all the problems facing higher education, wouldn’t it be nice if we could actually agree on some solutions? The Chronicle of Higher Education has proposed a few at least, and Online Universities has turned those solution into an infographic, Continue reading

Interview: Chocolapps on Educational Mobile Apps

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We recently wrote about Chocolapps, a European edutainment company, that creates interactive e-books and apps for young children. We caught up with the Chocolapps team to learn more about their strategy and how their apps can help kids learn. Check Continue reading

Young People Still Go to Libraries, Study Finds

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Despite the instant access to thousands of books and newspapers that e-readers and tablets grant to their often young owners, young people have not stopped frequenting libraries, a new study has found. The digital book revolution that has overrun independent Continue reading

Kno and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Want to Lighten Book Bags

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Interactive textbook and educational software company Kno has announced an agreement with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, calling the pact a step toward the “consumerization of the textbook market.” Kno will digitize HMH titles and bring its signature level of interactivity and Continue reading