Tightwad Tech #83 - iWhat?

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  This week Mark and Shawn discuss Apple's latest bid to change the world of education with iBooks 2 and by opening iTunes U to K-12 schools.  Hint:  Read the license agreement carefully.

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iBooks2 Announcement

Ed Bott's Take on the iBooks2 License Agreement

David Thornburg's Thoughts on Apple and Education

iTunes U Open to K-12 Schools

 

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Teacher Tip: SolarSystemScope.com - 3D Interactive Digital Solar System

 

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askbj
askbj's picture
Good Points

http://www.ck12.org/flexbook/ to me is how textbooks should be (if you use a textbook).   It is free and opensource.

Also there is conversations going on in VT around how the lack of Google Apps collaboration tools on the iPad that education is taking a step backward.

 

-bj

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