iPads and digital textbooks in Classrooms? No, duh!

Excited about Apple’s new announcement. Glad to see the future is getting closer! Apple Announcement: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technology/2012/01/apple-announcement-ibooks-2-ibooks-author-for-digital-textbooks/

Apple iBooks

Digital Textbooks in Classroom

I thought I was cutting edge when I wrote this excerpt from My Boyfriend Merlin (Back in 2010…so long ago. Life moves fast.):

Marilynn…passed out black cases to everyone. I opened mine to find an iPad inside. Several candidates whistled. Despite my agitated state, it impressed me too. Maybe wizard school wasn’t going to be as lame as I had thought.

“All of your schedules and assignments will be done on these,” Marilynn explained. “The whole school is on these. We’ve had them for awhile now.”

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Outside the clock tower chimed. I tapped my iPad. The calendar told me that I was scheduled for Basic Elements in the morning, then a break for lunch, and then Physical Training in the afternoon.

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Learn More at: http://www.apple.com/education/#video-textbooks

 

Wish Upon a Star

Get Lost in a Story Interview

Get Lost in a Story

Get Lost in a Story – If you could make one magic spell, what would it be?

See an interview of My Boyfriend Merlin by fellow author Simone St. James on the Get Lost in a Story blog http://getlostinastory.blogspot.com/

Simone’s also has an upcoming debut ghost story, The Haunting of Maddy Clare, in March 2012 which looks positively spine-tingling!