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Scholastic to Sell National Geographic Kids Books Through Storia | Digital Book World

PRESS RELEASE: Storia™, the eReading App for Kids Created by Scholastic, to Offer National Geographic for Kids Titles Non-fiction titles with spectacular……Available for free download on PC, iPad, iPhones and all iOS systems hardware (and this fall on Android tablets and smartphones), the Storia eReading app, is specially designed to captivate kids while helping them [...]

30 Juni 2012 at 12:43 - Comments

Challenge Based Learning: Making Movies with an iPad

ISTE Vision News attended a seminar run by Christopher Tully, a Multimedia Technology Instructor, where he challenged attendees to shoot a movie trailer on a… … See on www.youtube.com

30 Juni 2012 at 12:42 - Comments

E-Book Is Reading You

Digital-book publishers and retailers now know more about their readers than ever before. How that’s changing the experience of reading.…It takes the average reader just seven hours to read the final book in Suzanne Collins’s “Hunger Games” trilogy on the Kobo e-reader—about 57 pages an hour. Nearly 18,000 Kindle readers have highlighted the same line [...]

30 Juni 2012 at 12:40 - Comments

10 Reasons Students Aren’t Actually Using eTextbooks | Edudemic

See on Scoop.it – offene ebooks & freie Lernmaterialien (epub, ibooks, ibooksauthor)For many students, e-book use isn’t about preference or price, but instead, availability. The books that students need for school are often simply not available in a digital format. Even when certain titles are available digitally, …See on edudemic.com

28 Juni 2012 at 22:06 - Comments

48 iPad Apps That Teachers Love

48 IPAD APPS THAT TEACHERS LOVE by staff writers SOURCE: www.onlinecolleges.net June 26, 2012 Apple’s iPad and other tablet computers have certainly been garnering ardent support from the edtech …   Read more: http://fedebooks.wordpress.com/2012/06/27/48-ipad-apps-that-teachers-love-fed_ebooks-apps-ebook-teacher/   See on fedebooks.wordpress.com

28 Juni 2012 at 12:04 - Comments

Kurt Vonnegut’s Eight Tips on How to Write a Good Short Story

See on Scoop.it – web2write: kreatives schreiben im Netz, im Café & anderswo, kollaborativ & einsamWhen it came to giving advice to writers, Kurt Vonnegut was never dull. He once tried to warn people away from using semicolons by characterizing them as “transvestite hermaphrodites representing absolutely nothing.” In this brief video, Vonnegut offers eight tips [...]

27 Juni 2012 at 18:52 - Comments

Scrivener for iPad under development: working binder and corkboard, a rich text editor, labels, status, synopses, notes … until the end of 2012!

Last December, Literature & Latte confirmed the company will begin porting its popular Mac writing app, Scrivener, to the iPad. Though work is under way, progress is slow because, as Literature & Latte points out, good apps take time to plan and develop. … Much of the time since December has been spent designing the [...]

27 Juni 2012 at 14:23 - Comments

Transmedia Storytelling: Tyler Weaver Talks Whiz!Bam!Pow!

 Trigonis: “Tyler has recently unveiled to the world Whiz!Bam!Pow!, a transmedia product that unfolds parts of its story through a serialized novelette and a radio show, with even more looming on the horizon to further develop a story that brilliantly blends together the Golden Age of Comics with the pangs and pitfalls of our own [...]

27 Juni 2012 at 05:51 - Comments

IBook Widget – Garden Gnome Software

See on Scoop.it – offene ebooks & freie Lernmaterialien (epub, ibooks, ibooksauthor)See on gardengnomesoftware.com

27 Juni 2012 at 05:07 - Comments

Exciting Commerce: buch & netz experimentiert mit offenen Verlagsmodellen

See on Scoop.it – offene ebooks & freie Lernmaterialien (epub, ibooks, ibooksauthor)von Matthias Hell und Jochen Krisch Wie es neuen Verlagsmodellen (“Von Erlebnisagentur bis Problemlöser”) trotz Urheberrechtsdebatten, Self-Publishing und Buch-„Streaming“-Diensten gelingen könnte, auf dem darbenden Büchermarkt zu bestehen, zeigt…See on www.excitingcommerce.de

26 Juni 2012 at 22:35 - Comments

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