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Online e-books replace heavy school textbooks - azcentral.com

Online e-books replace heavy school textbooks - azcentral.com | Digital & Paper Interface | Scoop.it
Online e-books replace heavy school textbooks azcentral.com But advocate Sybil Francis, executive director of the Center for the Future of Arizona, says the books are a step toward customized learning for students, which should lead to improvement...
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My nephew has done this at Purdue and really likes this.

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In Defense Of ... Reading Books, Not E-Readers | PopMatters

In Defense Of ... Reading Books, Not E-Readers | PopMatters | Digital & Paper Interface | Scoop.it
Even if an e-reader might be more practical than a heavy book, there isnt an electronic screen on the planet that rivals the prestige attached to such a time-tested medium.
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I waffle myself on this issue, even though I read nearly everything in my iPad now.

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When Computers Are Co-Teachers

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A school in California is experimenting with "blended learning"—and seeing promising results.

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The ultimate in digital ad paper interface.

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62% of 16 To 24-Year-Olds Prefer Printed Books Over eBooks - Slashdot

62% of 16 To 24-Year-Olds Prefer Printed Books Over eBooks - Slashdot | Digital & Paper Interface | Scoop.it

assertation writes "According to The Guardian, 62% of readers between the age of 16 and 24 prefer physical copies of books over ebooks.


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As incredible as it is, my tech-savvy daughter prefers books to a tablet. I, a digital immigrant, barely read any books that are NOT on my iPad or Kindle. She probably hasn't eaten enough meals trying to prop open a large paperback at the same time like I have!

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 vs Google Nexus 7 2013 - Tablet Comparison - Good E-Reader (blog)

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 vs Google Nexus 7 2013 - Tablet Comparison
Good E-Reader (blog)
Over the course of this video comparison, we go over the overall e-Reading experience.
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Teacher Technology

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5 Flipped Classroom Issues (And Solutions) For Teachers (5 Flipped Classroom Issues (And Solutions) For Teachers http://t.co/3ajINGVCh3)
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Why Don't People Want to Read E-books on Tablets? - Slate Magazine (blog)

Why Don't People Want to Read E-books on Tablets? - Slate Magazine (blog) | Digital & Paper Interface | Scoop.it
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Why Don't People Want to Read E-books on Tablets?
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We've been living through an e-book boomtime.
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Interesting idea that e-books have hit their ceiling. I'm not convinced, though.

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RobZtraining.com: Flipped Classroom Explained

RobZtraining.com: Flipped Classroom Explained | Digital & Paper Interface | Scoop.it
The YouTube video embedded below was shown by our presenter Jon Bergmann. I felt this was a great primer for educators and parents not yet familiar with the flipped classroom concept that can engage students in our ...
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25 hilarious street art and mural works about books, libraries and reading - Ebook Friendly

25 hilarious street art and mural works about books, libraries and reading - Ebook Friendly | Digital & Paper Interface | Scoop.it
There are many ways to express that books are an essential part of our life. Using books as building materials is not necessarily the good way. Street art

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Parent Perspective: Can a Flipped Classroom Help Introverts Learn Better?

Parent Perspective: Can a Flipped Classroom Help Introverts Learn Better? | Digital & Paper Interface | Scoop.it
Introverts often learn differently than extroverts; that comes as no surprise. Kelly explores how a flipped classroom might help.
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The Top Ten Apps for Dyslexic and LD Students

The Top Ten Apps for Dyslexic and LD Students | Digital & Paper Interface | Scoop.it

A new day has arrived for dyslexic and LD students where apps have been created to support the challenges that they have on a daily basis in school. Here is the "Top Ten apps" (with links to iTunes) for them to get started.


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Flipping the Library: Tips from Three Pros | The Digital Shift 2013 - The Digital Shift

Flipping the Library: Tips from Three Pros | The Digital Shift 2013 - The Digital Shift | Digital & Paper Interface | Scoop.it

Three experts shared tech tips and tools during “Flipped School Libraries,” a rapid-fire, dynamic session during The Digital Shift: Reinventing Libraries (#TDS13) webcast.


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I think I can use some of these ideas for my classroom library. In my small school,  my books are usually the second copies of popular series in the entire school.

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iLearn Technology » Blog Archive » Rewordify: help kids understand what they read

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Learning by Doing: Technology in the Flipped Classroom : Aspect Blogs

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Learning by Doing: Technology in the Flipped Classroom http://t.co/zAZNUUsQcz via @sharethis
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Isn't The Flipped Classroom Just Blended Learning?

Isn't The Flipped Classroom Just Blended Learning? | Digital & Paper Interface | Scoop.it
I've been an instructional designer for a long time. I remember when video was a cutting edge technology. I remember when "CBT" was something only very high financed companies could create and it w...
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What Are Grown-Ups Afraid of in YA Books?

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Some readers scare me ... »Rach«


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Adults are scared to face the reality of today's teens. These authors are not salacious. Life for teens today is different than it was for their parents years ago. It is still about growing up, facing reality and testing one's self..

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Amazon updates Kindle for iOS app with new VoiceOver features for visually impaired users | ITProPortal.com

Amazon updates Kindle for iOS app with new VoiceOver features for visually impaired users | ITProPortal.com | Digital & Paper Interface | Scoop.it
Amazon has updated its Kindle for iOS reading app with new accessibility features that will help blind and visually impaired users navigate their...
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Having several books in hand in a smaller bundle keeps reading accessible, no matter what your reading ability. Amazon's Kindle for iOS app is a positive step.

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