Bookshare: Digital Books for “Frustrated Readers”

iPads in the classroom: "Max Mashal, a sixth grader, used his iPad at Pinnacle Peak Elementary School in Scottsdale, Ariz." Credit: Joshua Lott for the New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/05/education/05tablets.html?_r=1

The application of digital books to the education system is one of the most popular and sensible uses of the format: between reducing textbook costs for college students and allowing new ways to interact with and take notes upon their Continue reading

Going Digital: Say Goodbye to Print Textbooks

iPads in the classroom: "Max Mashal, a sixth grader, used his iPad at Pinnacle Peak Elementary School in Scottsdale, Ariz." Credit: Joshua Lott for the New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/05/education/05tablets.html?_r=1

Today CNN covered how the Obama administration is calling for schools across the country to adopt e-readers. The vision is that devices like iPads, Kindles, and Nooks will replace textbooks. The article notes that currently our country spends $7 billion Continue reading