R:ED August 8th to August 14th 2010

  1. CourseSmart For iPad: Free App With 90 Percent Of ‘Core Textbooks’ Available
  2. NOOKstudy: Barnes & Nobles’ free digital foray into the education market lets students read e-textbooks, take fully searchable notes & highlights
  3. Teaching English as a foreign language pays up to £1,500 a month – and you get to see the world
  4. Institute of Education study finds exam performance improves if students concentrate on learning rather than grades
  5. Tech Weekly: Google’s access plans, academic collaboration, innovation
  6. TED and Teaching Ourselves With Technology
  7. Indian Tablet Gets TV Demo But Is Still Hard to Believe
  8. PayPal to Reinvent Micropayments