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November 2010 Blog Posts (6)

Follow Our Kindle Adventure

Hi everyone! Heartfelt thanks to Kathy Parker for inspiring and helping me get started on my Kindle journey! All of our photos, forms, and blog posts related to this plunge into the wonderful world of ereaders can be found here:

Please feel free to borrow, use, adapt anything you find in this space and share. I'm looking forward to…

Added by Buffy Hamilton on November 16, 2010 at 9:58pm — 2 Comments

Who won?

Who won the free Kindle drawn at the webinar? Lucky, lucky! :)

Added by Ashley Greene on November 16, 2010 at 1:11pm — 1 Comment

Slides from the Nov 9 Webinar


Added by Will DeLamater on November 12, 2010 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Launched a 2nd Grade Pilot Kindle Program Today!

Based on the success of our middle school Kindle program (each of our 8th grade students now have their own Kindle to use for their Literature class plus our 7th graders are using Kindles in their Literature class as well) I had wanted to see how we could use the Kindles in the lower grades.

I recently read in The Reading Teacher Magazine, an article by Lotta C. Larson, "Digital Readers: The Next Chapter in E-Book Reading and Response." I did a bit of searching to see what else she…


Added by Kathleen Parker on November 4, 2010 at 1:25pm — 4 Comments

Progress In Assistive Technology

Teleread had this article about converting DAISY to epub


The DAISYtoEPUB software converts DAISY 3 (Digital Accessible Information System) electronic files into EPUB, an XML format to easily

navigate through digital books and publications. EPUB is the…

Added by Dee Martin on November 4, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

Warranty and Who Signs the Agreement

On recommendation of our IT head I did not purchase the offered extended warranty. Like he said, I didn't have them before so. . I could survive without them.

We're a rural school district with pretty good kids. I won't be checking them out per our check out policy to anybody who has a fine over a dollar.

The student, not the parent, signs the agreement below.

I have a notebook with this simple line, pasted three to a page:

By signing below I acknowledge that I…


Added by Marianna DeMott on November 1, 2010 at 12:32pm — No Comments

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