Monthly Archives: January 2012

Why the i-book may not replace the textbook — yet

I was just watching CNBC, which was covering Apple’s new iBooks2 software, something that allows highly interactive textbooks to be available on the iPad. It’s lauded as a money-saver (the textbooks will be $15.00 or less) and as a way to engage students by making textbooks much more interactive (in addition to making backpacks a…


Social Media at the Beach

I have the good fortune to be at the beach this week, and I already think I see a difference on the same beach over last year. More walkers seem to have earbuds in their ears and  more people seem to be using their smart phones either while walking or as they lounge on their…