Tag Archives: e-book sales

R:ED April 3rd to April 16th 2011

  1. The ShowMe Teaching Technology Behind The New Princeton Review SAT iPad App (TCTV) – “[…] whiteboard video tutorial with a voiceover from an instructor explaining the solution. […] a corresponding ShowMe website where tutors and teachers of all stripes can show off their teaching skills, share lessons with students, and get rated by the community.”
  2. MyVoice, a Great App for the Speech-Disabled, Is Foursquare Meets Text-to-Speech – “The MyVoice app offers up location-based searchable phrases and helps users easily navigate social situations.”
  3. Hacking Education: DonorsChoose.org Wants to See if Teachers Know Best – “It’s the fashion these days to blame teachers for everything that is wrong with American education. But teachers are still the people in our schools every day, and they know what our schools are lacking.”
  4. Direct Thought Control of a Computer’s Cursor: Say Hello to Your Mind-Reading PC – “A science team has, for the first time, engaged a brain-reading electrode setup to allow a computer’s cursor instructions to come from a living, thinking human brain.”
  5. Online Education Startup Instructure Raises $8M From Eric Schmidt’s Tomorrow Ventures, Tim Draper – “Instructure, a startup that develops and open-source online learning management system, has raised $8 million in Series B funding […]. This investment brings Instructure’s total funding $9.2 million.”
  6. How Mint Exec’s New Company Will Teach All Employees To Teach Others – “Training has traditionally been part of centralized departments—and the bane of everyone else. MindFlash is about to change that.”
  7. Steelcase’s Brilliant Workstation For Staging Virtual Meetings – “Steelcase’s award-winning teleconferencing solution makes long-distance video collaboration as easy as plunking down your laptop at a Starbucks.”
  8. E-Books See Triple Digit Growth As Paper Book Sales Dive – “A report from the Association of American Publishers reveals that e-books sales experienced “powerful continuing growth” as they colorfully put it, and paper books of all types dipped, compared to the same period (January-February) from last year.”

R:ED October 10th to October 16th

  1. Gates Foundation Announces $20 Million Fund to Improve Education with Tech
  2. Bill Gates talks education tech
  3. Is Mobile Video Chat Ready for Business Use?
  4. Ning Everywhere Debuts With Third-Party Extensions, Mobile Apps And More
  5. Facebook to Update Commenting Plugin with Votes and More [REPORT]
  6. The Video Phone Comes Of Age: One Fifth Of American Adults Have Made A Video Call
  7. Prep for the SATs with iPad and iPhone Video Game
  8. Marvell Giving $100K to Education App Developers
  9. Skype Gets Serious Facebook Integration
  10. Updated Yahoo! Messenger for iOS brings cross-platform video calling
  11. HOW TO: Accept Credit Card Payments on Mobile Devices
  12. TED Brings “Ideas Worth Spreading” to the iPad
  13. Among Gen-Y, the Facebook Backlash Has Arrived
  14. For Millennials, Brands May Be as Important as Religion, Ethnicity
  15. Government pulls plug on Teachers TV
  16. StudyBlue Raises $3.6 Million For College-Focused Studying Platform
  17. E-book Sales Up 193% So Far This Year
  18. Skype’s VP Of Enterprise On Future Strategy, Products And Competitors
  19. Making Math Lessons as Easy as 1, Pause, 2, Pause …