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600 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices

600 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices | 21st Century Literacy and Learning | Scoop.it
This collection features 600 free eBooks, mostly classics, that you can read on your computer, Kindle, iPad or smart phone. It includes great works of fiction, non-fiction & poetry.

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Rainbow Bridges EFL Materials's curator insight, April 30, 2014 11:51 PM

Free classics! Shakespeare, Aristotle, Dostoyevsky, Sun-Tzu, and more.

Fliss Clooney's curator insight, May 1, 2014 11:16 AM

Excellent resource list to free e books, online courses and eaudio.

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The OpenScience Laboratory | An initiative of The Open University and the Wolfson Foundation

@joecar Open Science lab looks great example of exploiting new ICT enabled possibilities. Need volunteers? #oer http://t.co/uzSjo6gGub

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Harvard’s Alternative to Google Books - IEEE Spectrum

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Universities launch a digital public library (RT @westphal: Harvard entwickelt Alternative zu Google Books. Offen und unabhängig: http://t.co/euVdQbCv Vorbild für hiesige Unis!

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Diana Petschauer's curator insight, January 17, 2013 11:15 AM

"The Digital Public Library of America hopes to produce a search engine that will coordinate with these institutions, creating a single search portal that will direct users to every single book they need, in any collection....

he just might be able to offer what Google won’t: words without ads. “It’s free and open to all,” he says, “a sustainable national resource that will not be beholden to commercial influences.”  

Excellent!!!

Mediajockeys's curator insight, January 19, 2013 10:12 AM

Kijk! Wat een fijn 1.0 initiatief!

Lees ook Diana's bijdrage voor nog meer fijn nieuws.

Elahe Amani's curator insight, January 28, 2013 12:49 PM

A good read if e-book is an alternative to your students.

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Introduction - Inclusive Learning Design Handbook

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The Floe Inclusive Learning Design Handbook is a free Open Educational Resource (OER) designed to assist teachers, content creators, Web developers, and others in creating adaptable and personalizable educational resources that can accommodate a diversity of learning styles and individual needs.


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Angela C. Dowd's comment, February 25, 2013 11:58 AM
Floe stands for Flexible Learning for Open Education. Accessible design benefits everyone.
Klara Somogyi's curator insight, August 20, 2013 11:12 AM

guidelines for creating accessible content

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6 Free Online Resources for Primary Source Documents

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The Common Core Learning Standards describe the importance of teaching students how to comprehend informational text. They are asked to read closely, make inferences, cite evidence, analyze arguments

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Vicki Hansen's curator insight, September 8, 2013 8:04 AM

Docs Teach sponsored by National Archives remains my favorite, but the LIFE photos are fantastic and searchable by decade.  All provide valuable links to support Common Core standards.

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An OER architecture framework: Need and design ~ Stephen's Web

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Stephen's Web, the home page of Stephen Downes, with news and information on e-learning, new media, instructional technology, educational design, and related subjects (An OER architecture framework: Need and design

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Open education, open source, and the dilemma over e-textbooks

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Editor’s Note: At Boundless, we love reading inspiring articles about open education. We recently came across a post on OpenSource.com by blogger and librarian Carolyn Fox (reblogged below) that gives...


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