Monthly Archives: January 2013

Originally posted on Gigaom:
You may be familiar with purchasing books and magazines for your iPhone and iPad, but have you ever borrowed an ebook or digital edition of a magazine from your local library?  As more and more local…

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Originally posted on Gigaom:
Remember all the hubbub last month when Instagram (s FB) changed its Terms of Service, outraging users who were concerned that they had become the product? Well, to keep that from happening to the new wave…

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Good for them.

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In this university’s laptop vending machine, the MacBooks are free

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The future of the classroom

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Publishing papers as part of K-12 education

Originally posted on A Man With A Ph.D.:
Surprising teaching tool in K-12 science education — Zebrafish research [Via EurekAlert! – Biology] (Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) The world’s leading zebrafish researchers contribute to the community’s active global…

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Codecademy teaches aspiring coders to use APIs with YouTube, SoundCloud, NPR

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Starting today, wannabe programmers on Codecademy will get to do more than just fiddle around with code in a vacuum. They’ll be able to plug into the APIs of several popular websites and services to build…

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McGraw-Hill’s new adaptive ebooks aim to adjust to students’ learning needs

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As publishing giants and tech companies attempt to remake the humble textbook in their own image, McGraw-Hill Education on Tuesday offered up its latest take on the learning platform of the future. At the Consumer Electronics…

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