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"Now that Amazon has the Kindle Cloud Reader, will eReaders become obsolete?"
Aug 23, 2011
Kate MacMillan commented on Buffy Hamilton's blog post Follow Our Kindle Adventure
"The 30 Kindles arrived and locked  in my office.  As soon as school lets out, we will set them up using the Unquiet Library's model.  We did receive a 1% discount from Am,azon because we ordered in bulk.. I also emailed…"
Jun 6, 2011
Kate MacMillan commented on Will DeLamater's group Kindle in the Classroom
"AP%20Novels%20eBook%20%26%20Kindle%20Format.docx   We figured that 6 Kindles with one  class novel along with 6 apps would bring a $12 class novel (Great Gatsby) down to $1 per device….  Multiply that by the 13 books on the…"
May 17, 2011
Kate MacMillan commented on Will DeLamater's group Kindle in the Classroom
"i just emailed Amazon about purchasing content for our 30 Kindles.  We had been told that we could needed to set up more than one email account  if we wanted to purchase mutiple copies.  I emailed Amazon and received a reply within 35…"
May 17, 2011
Kate MacMillan commented on Will DeLamater's group Kindle in the Classroom
"i know.. I am excited but am a little anxious... we will set them up over the summer.  Thanks to  all the online community members, I think we have a handle on it.  I am posting the process on the district Library Blog...…"
May 12, 2011
Kate MacMillan commented on Will DeLamater's group Kindle in the Classroom
"We are in the process of ordering 30 Kindles to use in one of our comprhensive high school's 10th grade English class.  They will be loaded with class novels and kept as a class set rather than sent homw with students.  Any…"
May 12, 2011
Kate MacMillan commented on Jeremy Rinkel's group Nook Users
"We just downloaded out first eBook from our Follet Shelf on to a Nook.   It was not difficult"
Apr 26, 2011
Kate MacMillan commented on Will DeLamater's group Kindle in the Classroom
"We have numerous CK-12 textbooks loaded on Kindles...  if you download them from Amazon, you can easily use Kindle apps to install on different devices.  We also downloaded a Connex Algebra II book in PDF (ran it through CALIBRE and then…"
Apr 5, 2011
Kate MacMillan commented on Jeremy Rinkel's group Android Tablet Users
"We jusr recieved 5  new Dell Streaks to try out. ... don't know the price yet,  Like the Samsung tablet it does have a Kindle and a Barnes andNoble app."
Mar 21, 2011
Kate MacMillan joined Jeremy Rinkel's group
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Android Tablet Users

The purpose of this group is to discuss and share information about the various available android tablets.  Discuss and share your experience.
Mar 21, 2011
Kate MacMillan joined Jeremy Rinkel's group
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Library

The purpose of this group is to discuss and share information about how we are using or planning on using ereaders in libraries.
Mar 16, 2011
Kate MacMillan joined Will DeLamater's group
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Kindle in the Classroom

A place to discuss the Kindle and how students are likely to use it. Will they read more? Will the device hold up or break easily? Will students find enough to read? Please share your thoughts and observations.
Mar 16, 2011
Kate MacMillan joined Jeremy Rinkel's group
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Nook Users

The purpose of this group is to discuss and share information about the Barnes and Noble Nook.  Discuss and share your school or library's Nook implementation advice or issues here.
Mar 16, 2011
Kate MacMillan joined Jeremy Rinkel's group
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iPad Users

The purpose of this group is to discuss and share information about Apple's iPad.  How can we use iPads to enhance the educational experience of our students? What apps are you using?
Mar 16, 2011
Kate MacMillan joined Jeremy Rinkel's group
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Kindle Users

The purpose of this group is to discuss and share information about the Amazon Kindle.  Discuss and share your school or library's Kindle implementation advice or issues here.
Mar 16, 2011
Lisa Hobbs and Kate MacMillan are now friends
Mar 13, 2011

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Where do you teach?
California
What grade level do you teach?
K-12
Do you own a Kindle or other ereader?
Kindle, Other
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IPAD
What kind of computer do you use?
PC
Where did you learn about this site?
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At 5:12pm on March 12, 2011, Will DeLamater said…
Kate, very cool plan. I believe that students already have most of the technology necessary to access ebooks in their pockets or backpacks. Please keep us posted on your progress!
At 3:08pm on March 11, 2011, Will DeLamater said…
Kate, welcome to the group! Are you investigating the use of ereaders at your school, or do you have a pilot in place already? (We'd love it if you'd upload a profile photo--go to settings under your name on the right and the option to upload is right at the top!).

BTW, you can access the Newsletter that went out this week by following this link: http://bit.ly/fOhHPt.
 
 
 

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