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Streaming Ebooks: A New Distribution Model for Schools

Streaming Ebooks: A New Distribution Model for Schools | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
One ebook, one device, for one child is not ideal for K-12 Schools. Digital book streaming may be one way to provide schools access do ebook libraries. StarWalk Kids Media is one company distributing ebooks to schools via internet streaming.

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Streaming ebooks: interesting option for school(s) libraries

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An interesting way to look at making ebooks available and affordable in a school setting. It isn't a book, it is software that can be streamed.

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Education column: Ebooks expand school libraries

Confucius said,..."No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance."

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Bookfinder: free books on "Information Literacy"

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Schools are turning heads and pages with their e-books

Schools are turning heads and pages with their e-books | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
It came as a surprise to some of Mindy Siefert's students that their librarian was not against e-books.
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School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » Chris Harris on eBooks and School Libraries

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Chris Harris' essay on e-books and the school library.

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School Library Starts Kindle Lending Program - Patch.com

School Library Starts Kindle Lending Program - Patch.com | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
School Library Starts Kindle Lending ProgramPatch.comThe Sandy Hook School library has begun a program to lend out electronic readers to students, the first of its kind in the district.
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How the e-book revolution is changing our reading habits

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The UK’s first literary event celebrating the e-book revolution is to be launched in West Wales next month.

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School libraries to keep books for now - Guardian Messenger

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HIGH schools say the good old book is not dead - at least for now.

The Guardian Messenger asked principals what they thought of Henley High’s decision to ditch all traditional books in favour of a digital library.


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West De Pere renews interest in reading with e-reader

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DE PERE — The West De Pere School District is encouraging students to read by letting them check out electronic books and e-readers from school libraries.
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School Libraries Grapple with Surge in Ereaders — The Digital Shift

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The number of adults who own a tablet computer or ebook reader surged from 10 percent to 19 percent between mid-December 211 and early January 2012, according to a study from the Pew Internet & American Life Project. Likewise, school librarians have observed that more students had acquired digital reading devices over the winter break, too—providing an opportunity for lessons on ebook borrowing, not to mention piracy.

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Seeking reflections on parenting, by parents of young adults

Seeking reflections on parenting, by parents of young adults | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

On behalf of Lizzy Chase I'm forwarding the following message:
Dear friends

I am seeking contributions for a book of parenting reflections, written by
parents of young adults. The deadline is mid-March 2012 and the word length is
1000-2000 words. If you are interested, please email me at lizziechase@hotmail.com to receive
the writing brief and some pieces which have already been contributed. I intend
the book to be published as a free online downloadable ebook, in a PDF format.

I am asking you to forward this email to any friend you have who may be
interested - who is a parent of a young adult. Contributions can be ANONYMOUS -
please indicate that you have changed names, by placing an ASTERISK next to the
title of your piece.

Thanks so much for passing this on to interested people!

My previous ebook is published at http://otherworlds.yolasite.com

Cheers

Lizzie

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