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US kids read little on e-readers, tablets: study

Two-thirds of young children in the United States now have access to an e-reader or tablet, but only half of them actually use the device to read, a research institute said in a study published Friday.

Jan 24, 2014
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A Smartphone for preteens from NTT DOCOMO

NTT DOCOMO announced today its development of the Smartphone for Juniors SH-05E, an entry-level model for upper elementary and junior high school students that will go on sale in early February. The smartphone ...

Jan 10, 2013
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weLearn application supports learning

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a free e-learning application called weLearn for Android tablets. The easy-to-use cloud service is designed to support and enliven learning by expanding the learning ...

Dec 14, 2012
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Engaging high school students in soil science inquiry

In April 2007, teacher Irka Elsevier and then-graduate student Biance Moebius-Clune began their second inquiry unit designed to enable high school students to better understand soil science concepts through ...

Jun 09, 2011
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