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June 2010 Blog Posts (4)

Nook vs Kindle controversy

I am an English teacher and I'm starting a pilot program with Kindles. One huge aspect from the teacher standpoint is that I think the Kindle keyboard could be more user friendly. Whenever I use touch screens, I find that the sensors often misread the letter that I touched. I was wondering if that same thing happens with the Nook.

Added by sandy oxx on June 27, 2010 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Nooks vs Kindle - My Comparison

When I wrote my grant there were several features of the Kindle that I highlighted. I called our local Barnes and Noble store to find out if the Nook had these same capabilities:
(B = both, N = Nook, K = Kindle)…


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Added by Kathy M Burnette on June 11, 2010 at 9:58am — 3 Comments

We Had to Get Nooks!

I hope it's ok to still post here because we had to get Nooks. Our Purchasing Department does not want us to use Amazon and they are in control of the Grant Funds. I would still like to talk through my journey here if no one has any objections...

Might be a good way to compare.

Added by Kathy M Burnette on June 9, 2010 at 8:11pm — 1 Comment

buying books for the classroom

Does anyone know if I am doing a book study with students uing Kindles purchased by the school, do I have to purchase each book individually for each individual Kindle?

Also do you register all the Kindles under one account when the school owns them all? Any ideas how to manage all of this? What has wored for you in your classroom?

Added by Elizabeth Roberts on June 4, 2010 at 11:52am — 2 Comments

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