Got an iPad?. Use iPads in your classroom? Well this move from Apple will make it rather likely that iPads might become as ubiquitous in the classroom as iPods are in the high street. Check out the entire presentation as a podcast in iTunes. If you just want to see sickly advertorial demonstration have a look here. Textbooks do need a nice disruptive challenge and this might be the right idea at the right time.
Here at A* to G we’re looking at ebooks at the moment and had just about decided to go for an epub format. This means it would not work on iBooks, although you would be able to read it using a different App on your iPad. At the moment this whole area is a nightmare for small publishers like ourselves. I wonder if this will help or hinder.
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