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  • Terry Morriston, Teacher/CFF Coach Peters Township HS TECHAPALOOZA August 2011
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  • From Community.breastcancer.com
  • From mediabistro.com
  • Commonly Used E-Readers
  • Amazon’s Kindle
  • B&N’s Nook
  • i-River
  • Sony Reader
  • Kobo
  • iPod Touch i Pod iPad
  • Literati (Sharper Image)
  • Demonstration: the Kindle INFOMERCIAL http://goo.gl/DluNC (turn off full screen mode to see the video)
  • Why Use E-readers?
  • Novelty Privacy Cool Factor Immediacy Portability Cost Personalization Networking Global Updateable Searchable Self-Publishing/ Empowerment Hyperlinks Interaction/ Feedback Environmental Your thoughts?: http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/techereader
  • Why Not?
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  • Your thoughts? http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/techereader2
  • Sylvia Liu http://www.sylvialiuland.com/
  • So Many Choices Helping You Decide Which E-Reader is Best CNET Reviews Wikipedia Comparison ABC News Lifehacker Consumer Report s Play Time
  • Pros and Cons of Each We will make a booklet of our findings. After you have tried one of the e-readers or have viewed an article on the previous page, add your comments to this document: https://docs.google.com/present/edit?id=0AQJ_I6Z6vF44ZGRiZDN6bmJfMTAxZ2JiM213ZGo&hl=en_US
  • Your Opinions Poll Everywhere ( Take this survey using your cell phone or computer)
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  • Kindle for the iPhone To find this app, search for Kindle at the Itunes app store from your device.
  • iBooks To find this app, search for iBooks at the Itunes app store from your device.
  • Stanza http://www.lexcycle.com/ To find this app, search for Stanza at the Itunes app store from your device.
  • Classics http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/classics-23-469-books-to-go/id368195233?mt=8# To find this app, search for Classics at the Itunes app store from your device.
  • Nook To find this app, search for Classics at the Itunes app store from your device.
  • No Devices? No Problem!
  • Kindle for the PC http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/ref=kcp_pc_mkt_lnd?docId=1000426311
  • Net Library
  • Google Books http://books.google.com/
  • Google’s ebookstore http://books.google.com/ebooks
  • Turning the Pages™, the British Library http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/ttp/ttpbooks.html
  • No Money for E-Books? No Problem!
  • Amazon’s Free Books http://www.amazon.com/gp/b/?node=2245146011
  • Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/
  • Overdrive (online database of e-books and audiobooks available via libraries) Audio Books and E-Books Downloadable from a library’s site; http://www.overdrive.com/ To practice, go to www.ptlibrary.org .. Look for Overdrive in the top right corner.
  • Open Library http://openlibrary.org/
  • Traveling Classics http://blog.travelingclassics.com/our-apps/
  • FeedBooks http://www.feedbooks.com /
  • Wattpad http://www.wattpad.com/
  • World Public Library http://www.worldlibrary.net
  • Internet Archive http://www.archive.org/details/texts
  • Universal Library http://www.ulib.org/
  • The E-Reader in the Classroom
  • What are the Issues? http://goo.gl/EV5uU
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  • www.edukindle.ning.com Who Says? Articles and Sites to Read
  • www.edukindle.com Who Says? Articles and Sites to Read
  • Mobile Read Wiki address: http:// wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/Main_Page Who Says? Articles and Sites to Read
  • Karen Hornberger, Palisades High School Kintnersville, PA http://www.palisadessd.org/6063423912582/Blog/browse.asp?C=55781&A=398&DomainID=6432&PostID=165 Who Says? Articles and Sites to Read
  • http://www.wflx.com/Global/story.asp?S=14019324 Who Says? Articles and Sites to Read
  • Who Says? Articles and Sites to Read http://mashable.com/2011/05/10/digital-textbook-companies/
  • Who Says? Articles and Sites to Read Buffy Hamilton Unquiet Librarian Blog http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/
  • Who Says? Articles and Sites to Read ZD Net http://www.zdnet.com/blog/perlow/apple-ipad-showdown-battle-of-the-ereader-apps/13248
  • Who Says? Articles and Sites to Read NY Times February 4, 2011 http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/05/books/05ebooks.html?_r=1&emc=eta1
  • Who Says? Articles and Sites to Read Reed College Ipad Study http://www.reed.edu/cis/about/ipad_pilot/Reed_ipad_report.pdf
  • Who Says? Articles and Sites to Read E-TextBooks Compiled by Scott Garrigan http://mentalarcade.com/wkshp/open_cont.html
  • Who Says? You Do! You can use E-Readers to motivate your students in the way that works best for your school. Post Your Next Steps for using E-Readers in the classroom on our Nota Page. (click the link to post)
  • THANK YOU Terry Morriston Peters Twp. HS Teacher/CFF Coach [email_address] A special thanks for your understanding the irony of a presentation emphasizing the importance of interaction being done in PPT