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Watch Out, Print Textbooks: Here Comes Inkling

Watch Out, Print Textbooks: Here Comes Inkling

| June 8, 2011 | 1 Comment

Whether it’s the iPad that will shake up the print book industry, or some other tablet, it’s evident that education textbook publishers are going to have to adapt to the digital world. Since the iPad is still the front-runner in the education realm, publishers have to learn to think of it not just as another […]

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Content Providers Old and New Partner to Make Searching Easier

Content Providers Old and New Partner to Make Searching Easier

| June 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

Google “photosynthesis” and you’ll see a long list of links to everything from Wikipedia to PBS to the University of Illinois, with plenty of YouTube videos thrown into the mix. To streamline this somewhat random page of results for both educators and learners, a group of education content providers is teaming up to create a […]

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Weekly News Roundup

Weekly News Roundup

| April 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

While the federal government did avoid a shutdown this week, the budget negoations hammered out this week included some major cuts for ed-tech, including the elimination of the Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) program. RIP Flip camera. Cisco announced this week that it was shutting down production of the popular video device. Although Flip cameras […]

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Pearson Tries Out the Tablet

Pearson Tries Out the Tablet

| January 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’ve been focusing the last couple of weeks on exploring Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s algebra iPad pilot program, but it’s worth noting that they’re not the only ones testing the waters. Pearson Education, Inc. is piloting a similar program in Virginia with social studies curriculum, according to an article in the Boston Globe. Clearly, it’s in […]

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