R:ED September 26th to October 2nd

  1. On Language – Learning Language in Chunks – NYTimes.com
  2. Japan to pilot digital textbooks in classrooms
  3. The United States Is Losing Its Innovative Edge: Report
  4. Textbook Rental Juggernaut Chegg Adds Another $75 Million To Its Coffers
  5. UK Med School Students Get a New Prescription: iPhones
  6. We are not Waiting for Superman, We are Empowering Superheroes
  7. Forrester: Social Networking On The Rise Worldwide, Content Creation Not So Much
  8. Authors Feel Pinch in Age of E-Books
  9. Pinger Now Turns Your iPod Touch Into A Free Cell Phone
  10. Voxy Helps You Learn A Language By Text, iPhone, Email And Web
  11. Skype and Facebook to Announce Partnership [REPORT]
  12. Social Learning Company Koofers Raises $5 Million From Revolution, Others
  13. Peter Thiel Has New Initiative To Pay Kids To “Stop Out Of School”
  14. Exclusive: Facebook and Skype Readying Deep Integration Partnership
  15. The Case For Social Media in Schools
  16. Most Tweets Produce Zero Replies or Retweets [STUDY]
  17. Survey of Kids: Physical Books Here to Stay, In Parallel to Rise of E-Readers
  18. Obama’s World-Beating Business Plan: Keep Kids in School Longer
  19. Togetherville Helps Parents, Kids, And Schools Connect With New ‘Communities’ Feature
  20. Learning Curves on the Career Path