September 21, 2017

What Tech in Schools Really Looks Like

When it comes to the latest technology, some schools are more equal than others.

Libraries Still an Important Discovery Source for Kids’ Books, Says Study

When it comes to finding out about good books for children and teens, there’s more to it than Amazon. Bookstores and libraries are still very important in discovery, according to a recent Bowker study.

Kindle Fire vs. Nook Tablet: An educator weighs the pros and cons

Which is the better color touch-screen device? Jeff Hastings stages a tablet shoot-out in his video review.

The Truth About Tablets: Educators are getting iPads and ereaders into students’ hands—but it’s not easy

When it comes to using ereaders and tablets in school, librarians will tell you “it’s complicated.”

Going Mobile: Key issues to consider for schools weighing BYOD

No doubt, 2011 was the year of the tablet; now we’ll see those devices go to school. BYOD (bring your own device), holds great potential but needs serious consideration before it can be implemented.

CES 2012: Mini Tablets Played Big

Shrinking tablets were a big theme at the Consumer Electronics Show, with some devices doubling as phones and others as gaming platforms. The trend is sure to influence developers of apps and other digital materials for this newer size.

SLJ’s Top Ten 2011: Technology

These picks aren’t so much about products, things you should run out and buy, but rather the overarching concepts that’ll potentially shape and be shaped by our collective imagination.