A new survey out of the United Kingdom finds that, despite their apparent absorbtion in digital devices, young people still seem to like their books in printed form. Meanwhile, The New York Times examines the curious "staying power" of the book. Guest post by Anthony Rebora.
All Blog Posts With e-books Tag or Category
December 04, 2013
November 19, 2013
Longtime publishing house HarperCollins will give e-book provider Curriculet access to its extensive list of titles.
July 25, 2013
Google announces a partnership with five major publishers to offer textbooks for sale or rent through its Play store.
July 11, 2013
A federal judge has ruled that Apple conspired to fix e-book prices. The company vows to appeal the decision.
July 11, 2013
A federal judge in New York rules that Apple Inc., a major player in providing school technology, conspired to fix the price of e-books.
March 18, 2013
National Poetry Month is fast approaching, and Stenhouse Publishers have issued a free e-book to help you integrate poetry-based lessons into your classroom.
March 07, 2013
BookMarks' Friday roundup looks at World Book Day, new Library of Congress resources for teachers, and more.
January 16, 2013
A public library in San Antonio and a school library in Minneapolis will begin offering only digital resources, feeding an ongoing conversation about "bookless" and "book-free" libraries.
December 28, 2012
Strangely, Amazon has not yet disrupted educational publishing or educational technology. They have not yet gone after Pearson or Cengage or McGraw Hill Education or Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Amazon does not really publish its own textbooks, and Amazon has not to date focused on selling textbooks to K-12 school districts. This may be because Amazon has traditionally focused on direct-to-consumer sales.
December 04, 2012
Kickstarter, the popular crowdfunding site for creative projects, has fostered innovative storytelling methods that could soon find their way into classrooms.