November 27, 2015

CES 2013 Top Trends for Schools: From adaptive ebooks to crowd-funded technology, products to look out for


Grumbling about the relevance of CES notwithstanding, several standout products are set to impact K–12 education. SLJ columnist Jeff Hastings taps the highlights, including one overarching trend that’s bound to affect a wide range of devices for all users.

Kno Launches K–12 E-Textbooks, Geared Toward Parents, Home Use


Education software outfit Kno has partnering with publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to offer interactive textbooks for K–12 students. The digital titles, which align with Common Core subjects, are available for $9.99 or less for a one-year rental.

Hands on With iBooks Author


Ed-tech journalist Audrey Watters puts Apple’s new textbook creation tool, iBooks Author, through its paces.

Kno Giving Away $10 Million in Free eTextbooks


Education software company Kno has launched a free e-textbook promotion. Any student or professor with a .edu email address can sign up for the first come, first served giveaway.