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Glenn Hervieux

2aChromebooks for Education Overview webinar 7-19 2c 0f - 4 views

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    Anyone interested in Chromebooks might want to take the 60 minutes to get a nice overview of Chromebooks in education. Presented by Google and includes sharing by a teacher who piloted them in his classroom.
Toni Olivieri-Barton

2Go PC - Computer Technology Link - 44 views

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    Trying to compete with the iPad, will it work?
Keith Dennison

Help with free online textbooks - 110 views

To all: Thank you so much. Keep the resources coming! These are wonderful and I am so appreciative of your help. Take care, Keith

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Todd Williamson

iPad vs Kindle vs Netbooks vs Books: What's Best for Students? | AceOnlineSchools.com -... - 51 views

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    • Todd Williamson
       
      Obviously talking about the collegiate level...middle school textbooks would be roughly $50 per class (~$200) and used for multiple years
  • 3G wireless for $130 plus $15 or $30 per month
    • Todd Williamson
       
      Also has wifi on all models
  • imagine not being able to listen to music or read an e-book while surfing the web
    • Todd Williamson
       
      By all accounts, the iPad will be running current iPhone OS 3.1 which does allow you to listen to music while doing other things...the rub will be creating a presentation in Keynote for iPad without direct access to the web for photos...or having to shut down Safari to check your Twitter client, etc.
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    I think a big miss on this article is any discussion of content creation capabilities of netbooks and iPad. Kindle and Dead Tree books don't allow extensive content creation, the iPad has limited capabilities, but netbooks open up a whole range of creative possibility. Also, it's obvious this article is geared toward college students, not middle or high school.
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