"Great Post! Kindles are great devices. Kindle is really good for reading E-books. Kindles and E-book readers in general cater to the needs of a niche market, it's meant for the voracious reader. Kindle is best for plain text reading like…"
"Holly, great question! Our school has Kindles in 3rd-5th grade. I think they are a wonderful tool for reading fiction novels. Students are engaged, can quickly download the next book in a series, don't lose their spot easily,…"
"As the elementary literacy coordinator for a fairly large schools district, I have seen our schools use Kindles and now all sort of devices to provide reading material for students. Of course we still have books and our libraries are well…"
"That is certainly a remarkable thing to try out. Our school principal had been looking into the possibility of getting iPads as a classroom learning tool for high school, so why not Kindles? It is a wonderful device to encourage reading among…"
"Great question. How about the potential of audiobooks in the classroom? There are some services out there that are converting classical textbooks and textbooks to audio. My personal favorite right now is librivox because it has a wealth of free…"
"I never had tried these. But I think I'm gonna try this out after going through the web page for which you have shared link of. Can you tell me some more insight about it Holly? I would love to learn more about this before i opt for it. Thanks…"
"I have purchased a Kindle for my 4th grader, since I was unable to keep up with purchasing print books for him. I had to convince the classroom teacher that this was the future in reading for young students and that it included tools like a…"
"Reading is great. Regardless whether it is a kindle or a print, as long as it is not reading tweets and facebook posts:). If a book is interesting and engaging, people will read it with great pleasure both on paper and on Kindle. If it is not, then,…"
I recently wrote about Kindles and how they could engage our net-gen to read This http://bit.ly/Hdmsk2 advocates print. I would really like people to share their experiences both personal and in the classroom. What do you think?See More
I taught it a couple of years ago. It was part of an MYP project exploring maturity and responsibility. It asked how we know when we are grown up. We created shoe boxes that reflected personality and explored emerging identities and kept all…"
Through the power of one shared read aloud, I hope to facilitate connections between students throughout the world. You decide how much time the project will take for you but connections will happen.See More
Join us for this two-day professional development opportunity! OLC is coming to Anchorage to meet with online learning professionals, educators and administrators to engage in collaborative conversations around innovation and digital courseware. The event's program includes keynote speakers to offer insightful views of the changing university through short, focused presentations. Our first day features an eLearning Roadshow theme, with engaging presentations on digital learning, while day 2…See More
National Teacher Day was May 9th, and I wanted to recognize that in a small way. I had a graphic that I created for a previous Twitter Chat, so I opened it back up, changed the top, and posted it with two small sentences and hash tagged it with #NationalTeachersDay. I tagged my usual tribe in the graphic so they would re-tweet it for me; they’re awesome like that. After that, I went about my day.…See More
Here’s what you can see if you give a closer look around you: People are getting chances to work in IT sectors without having any background education in technical domain. Working professionals are taking opportunities to complete full-time MBA courses without having to quit their jobs and investing much of their time and money. Single mothers are taking decisions to continue their studies they had to put an end to fulfill family responsibilities. Near-retirement adults are coming up with…See More