Story2Go is a platform that provides INTERACTIVE elements to your work. You can now make a comic book, with moving parts, or write a ghost story, with a mobile atmosphere around it's pages. You can create a magazine with pictures reacting to the user's touch, or a family photo album, where your summer vacation comes to life interactively.
Good E-Reader (blog) OverDrive Announces Growth in K12 Market Good E-Reader (blog) eBook adoption in school libraries stands to result in a significant savings for both public and private centers' budgets, given the typically lower cost of titles...
While Amazon hasn't, other companies have embraced a format called EPub. In theory, that means books bought for one non-Kindle device can be read on another. But trying to move my EPub books around gets frustrating.
The audiobook streaming service Bardowland the e-book platform Blinkbox Books were to close: the former because it simply ran out of steam, the latter because Tesco refused to back it further and a sale to Waterstones fell through. In both cases their demise was lamented not so much because of a loss of business, as one might regret the closure of a bookshop, but because the smart ideas underpinning these enterprises never got the chance to breath.
Boundless surveyed nearly 650 college students about how they study, the high cost of textbooks, and exactly how they feel about the move to digital alternatives. We found that digital learning alternatives are quickly becoming as popular, and even overcoming, traditional resources. These trends are leading us closer to a post-textbook world, where physical reference materials give way to digital resources that deliver better education with greater access.
Episode 51 of the Tech Educator Podcast (airs Sundays at 7EST) talks all about iBooks Author and how teachers are starting to find value in curating their own resources and textbooks using multitouch technology.