"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…"
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…"
"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…"
"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...…"
"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…"
"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…"
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.
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.
Click the QR code on your smartphone to grab Sonnet 65 by the Bard himself! An experiment with how to distribute learning resources to students' mobile devices.
Download the QR code, print it, and post it somewhere for students to access. Or post it on your blog or other school website. Get the i-nigma code reader in the App Store or the Android market. It is the reader we prefer. Courtesy of The Learning Mag.