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A paperless library

I just came across a blog by Mary E Pearson (author of The Adoration of Jenna Fox) in which she mentions a “New England high school that was going [paper] bookless in their library.” I can’t access the full article myself, … Continue reading

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The Internet, multiple intelligences, and education for democracy

…still enjoying some of John Seely Brown’s work… “Three hundred years ago or so, Descartes’s philosophical stance was ‘I think, therefore I am.’ Within that framework, the more abstract the knowledge is, the better. Knowledge that is decontextualized and disembodied … Continue reading

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Interactive text books

http://www.apple.com/education/ibooks-textbooks/ the publishing tool for these is free too… http://www.apple.com/ibooks-author/

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