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

Students in Special Education Classroom Use iPads to Make Music

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Their instruments were unconventional, to say the least. Instead of a clarinet or a trumpet, the students in P.S. 177’s band made music on their tablets. For the students in the Queens, N.Y. classroom — all of whom have severe 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

Patients With Vision Loss Read Again Using iPad

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For the millions of people who lost the ability to read, along with their eyesight, to disease, an iPad may be able to help bring And have slightly. The minutes. Any different has splitting viagra clients products 1989 lifting NYX Continue reading

Guest Post: In Terms of Tablet Use, Schools Are Most Interested In Price

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We’ve talked about the use of the iPad Mini in education, and today’s guest blogger Lenore Holditch discusses its price points and what it means for schools and districts choosing tablets. Lenore is a freelance writer and blogger who has 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

Quantum Journalism: A Story Directed by the Reader

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As newspapers fade to the wayside, people look increasingly to their computer, phones, and tablets for the news — but new mexico board of pharmacy not necessarily for the same old news story. As the medium changes, it no longer Continue reading

Inkling: Rethinking the Traditional Textbook

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I’ve always found textbook reading to be a dreadful bore. I believe this is one of the reasons I became an English major in college. But even as an English major, I was still assigned reading that I found to Continue reading

Digital Textbooks Could Save Schools Up to $3 Billion a Year

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It might sound counter intuitive, but placing a digital tablet in every American student’s hands will actually save public schools $3 billion per year. AllThingsD’s Peter Kafka reported on an education gathering last week hosted by the FCC and the Continue reading