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There are half a dozen eBook formats that you should know about. From what works on a Kindle to XML-based OpenOffice formats, check these out.
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This week’s most useful Learnist boards are dedicated to the topic of homeschooling. Many families are making this choice for their children for a variety of reasons.
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Are students using e-textbooks and do they actually make a difference? These 10 surprising facts might, well, surprise you!
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The Kindle is one of the most popular devices on the market, especially in education. We talk about apps available for the Kindle and other devices on a regular basis, but it's important to remember that the Kindle is...
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If you're looking for a place to download some free audio books, you're in luck. Whether you want to get inspired, scared by a mystery, or simply have something to listen to on a long drive, there are loads of places to find free audio books. They may not be on the New York Times Bestseller list but that doesn't mean they're not worth your time.
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The amount of technology flooding into classrooms may vary widely, but there's no denying that it's a red-hot trend in education. A new study further bolsters this idea as it's found that digital devices are saving students time, are widely accepted, and are actually making students more likely to do their homework.
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There's a new report making waves in the world of education technology. A pilot program that gave e-textbooks to 5,000 college students has turned out to have lackluster results. We now know the results of the pilot program thanks to a survey conducted this past spring.
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E-books were once thought of as a nice way to read books for entertainment purposes, and not much else. In recent years, they have exploded onto the education scene, as many schools are using them almost exclusively.
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There's a whole galaxy of terminology that you should know about when it comes to education technology. From PLNs to Blended Learning to Synchronous Online Learning... it can get overwhelming.
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Did you forget to buy your teacher something for the holidays? Is there someone who loves to read on your gift list? Do you love helping other people? Then it's time to check out a great non-profit called Worldreader.
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In a bold move, the school district in Van Meter, Iowa has gone completely digital. This doesn't mean they simply handed out some expensive computers and walked away...the school actually ditched traditional paper-based learning and is actively using the laptops in their new digital curriculum.
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Rather than let Apple and Amazon have all the fun, Google is throwing its hat in the bookstore ring. The search giant just launched Google E-books, boasting more than 3 million books (many free!) that you can easi...
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Rather than let Apple and Amazon have all the fun, Google is throwing its hat in the bookstore ring. The search giant just launched Google E-books, boasting more than 3 million books (many free!) that you can easily...
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Amazon announced that its June 2010 Kindle e-book sales nearly doubled its hardcover book sales (180% higher). While many of those e-books were self-published books for as low as $1 (and even though traditional pap...