Textbooks on iPads

Posted: January 31, 2012 in Uncategorized

You may have heard the recent announcement by Apple about iBooks2 which will also release textbooks from various companies.  Here are some articles about the announcement and information from Apple:

http://www.apple.com/education/ibooks-textbooks/

http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Mobile-and-Wireless/iBooks-Textbooks-Apples-New-Billion-Dollar-Business-865978/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1m142zd94c

Of course, there will be many questions about using textbooks on iPads.  Here’s a link to an article that discusses findings from one group using iPad texts…check it out.

http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-31747_7-57363113-243/ipads-in-classroom-provide-20-percent-jump-in-math-scores-study-says/

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