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  • Sara 2:30 pm on January 11, 2012 Permalink | Reply
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    Free ebook on creating education projects 

    Learning Freedom and the WebMozilla, the organization behind the open source Firefox browser, has released a free ebook called:

    Learning, Freedom and the Web – written by Anya Kemenetz and supported by the MacArthur Foundation

    Lots of great chapters and profiles of education innovators, new web tools, and examples of learning projects.  And best of all … it’s free!

    http://learningfreedomandtheweb.org/

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    • professorshanks 9:56 am on January 23, 2012 Permalink | Reply

      Very cool. Love this sort of stuff.

  • nancybcu 10:15 am on June 8, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Not an App (yet?) 

    Read Print:
    Free online books library.

     
  • nancybcu 8:52 pm on June 3, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    New York Public Library 

    If an app can be called elegant than this one may qualify. NYPL “Biblion” of the 1939 World’s Fair. Rich layers of multimedia within a really beautifully designed FREE app.

     
    • Theresa Engle 5:36 pm on June 4, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      Free App: Ricochet Kids: Fun, Educational, 100% Kid-Friendly Videos
      Has video clips which are specifically for kids! Great find!
      Theresa

  • nancybcu 6:56 am on June 2, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Elementary Ed Readers 

    “Award winning” educational apps for children. Duck Duck Moose Designs
    Here is a review of Duck Duck Moose’s version of Old McDonald from Apps for iPads. Here is the embedded video of the review.

     
  • Sara 8:28 am on June 1, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Free Travel Book in iBooks 

    From an iTunes email this morning:

    Lonely Planet

    Lonely Planet’s Best In Travel 2011 is available for free on the iBookstore until June 14. Download your essential guide to the best places to go and things to do around the world on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

    Check It Out

    Try following this link on your iPad, which will open up the iBooks app directly and take you to the Lonely Planet’s book description.  From there,  just click on the “Free” button and it will be added to your iBooks library!  It’s a beautiful 200-page ebook, full of color photos.  Available free till June 14th.

     

     

     
  • nancybcu 9:35 pm on May 29, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    “Most Innovative Use of Interactivity” 

    Digital Media Diet (blog) has a list of Top 10 Children’s iPad Books.

     
    • Theresa 12:29 am on May 30, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      This has led me to lists of endless possibilities! Again, thank you so much, Nancy!

  • nancybcu 11:42 am on May 27, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Kid’s Book Free for the Holiday 

    Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Really Big Adventure. Free today until the 30th. Regular price $4.99.

     
    • Theresa 8:07 am on May 28, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      Thanks, Nancy! I down loaded this…it is perfect for my Children’s Lit. class. Anyone with little kids/grandkids will enjoy it.

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