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Wheelers eBook Platform

This term I was very pleased to finally be able to launch the Tower Hamlets Schools Library Services eBook platform, hosted by …

When does it become private education?

From the Guardian State schools left behind in iPad revolution http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2011/jan/10/ipad-state-schools-funding-cuts This carries on neatly from my posts The Apple School and …

Who owns your downloads?

Who owns your digital downloads? (Hint: it’s not you) Link to the original article at zdnet.com, by Ed Bott 3/1/2011 An interesting …

Reader’s block

In a fit of facetiousness in a recent presentation on my eBook project I decided to come clean about the pros and …

Codec moments

This isn’t really eBook related but there are parallels. Many of our schools appear to have bought flipcams for use in school …

the Apple School

A senior member of school staff recently commented that in the future “we will have to bite the bullet” and assume that …

Survival of the fittest

It’s become apparent to me that I need to keep a close eye on individual eReader manufacturers these days. Earlier this year …

You shall not pass (sorry)

Well, the iPods came back again today along with some feedback from the pupils. The one criticism of the project caught my …

eBooks project summary

“Do you work for Apple?” was the rather intuitive question that I was asked by my first group of guinea pigs. If I’d been bag searched at Mile End tube it would look as though I’d just mugged Steve Jobs.