Free ebooks from NASA

Free ebooks from NASA. Source: NASA e-Books | NASA NASA has a multitude of eBooks available, cover aeronautics and space travel. Every ebook I checked was available in PDF, but several were also available in .MOBI for use on Kindle devices and .EPUB for other ebook readers and portable devices. […]

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Students can create multimedia ebooks with these 5 tools

Writing a multimedia ebook or magazine can be a good way for students to illustrate and or further explain portions of fiction and non-fiction stories that they develop. Multimedia publishing tools that include a collaboration component can further help students as they work together with each other or with you to improve their work. Source: Free […]

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Ebook or book, what’s the best?

As researchers in learning and text comprehension, our recent work has focused on the differences between reading print and digital media. While new forms of classroom technology like digital textbooks are more accessible and portable, it would be wrong to assume that students will automatically be better served by digital reading simply because they prefer […]

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Standard eBooks offers updated and fixed public domain ebooks

A lot of the ebooks from Project Gutenberg suffer from poor typography and transcription errors. Standard Ebooks is fixing that: Ebook projects like Project Gutenberg transcribe ebooks and make them available for the widest number of reading devices. Standard Ebooks takes ebooks from sources like Project Gutenberg, formats and typesets them using a carefully designed and professional-grade […]

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Students can easily publish ebooks with My Storybook

Students can easily publish ebooks with My Storybook. Once the students have accounts created (if the students don’t have email addresses, My Storybook has directions on what to do), the creation process is pretty straight forward. On the left side of the screen are the four tools that are available. Items – Built-in clipart sorted by […]

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Nope, printed books aren’t going out of style

As Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble launched their respective eBook readers in 2007 and 2010, there were many who rushed to predict that the printed book would soon be meeting an untimely end. New data from the Pew Research Center now suggests that your standard paper, ink, and glue novel has considerable staying power with […]

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