Monthly Archives: September 2012

Cool Tool | Out of Print eBook Jacket

Made by the oldest bookbinder in the U.S., Out of Print’s ebook cases are the first to look, feel and wear like an actual book. Made for iPad, Kindle and Nexus 7, each hardcover case features authentic book cover art and is made … Continue reading

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Right by Your Side

With a dose of technology, classrooms extend to the hospital bedside FEATURE | by Ed Murphy For kids living with chronic illness, a disability or long-term recovery from a serious injury, a hospital stay is more than just an unfortunate … Continue reading

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Who Are The Bad Guys in The College Textbook Market?

GUEST COLUMN | by Jeff Lorton It’s the time of year when the cost of higher education comes face-to-face with college students that must make an important decision that may haunt them for years come. They choose their textbooks. Many … Continue reading

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Blended Learning: A Winning Proposition for All

GUEST COLUMN | by Jessie Woolley-Wilson When Wendy Funk, a first grade teacher at Penngrove Elementary School in Petaluma, Calif., saw the 28 names on her class roster, she knew she had her work cut out for her. Wendy’s goal … Continue reading

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Madagascar in My Heart

An educator used to having more makes do with much less — and learns an unforgettable lesson. FEATURE | by Victor Rivero When Deb Sewell won Appleby’s Teaching Excellence Award last year, she decided to use the prize money to … Continue reading

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