Daily Archives Friday, September 2009

TKC Extra – Cushing Academy Library

After my interview with Dr. James Tracy, headmaster of Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, Mass., I learned about details of the school’s new high-tech library. Bruce Lemieux, Director of Technology, and Susie Carlisle, Dean of Faculty and Admissions, described a mockup of the library. After that, we walked down a level in the main building of the school to the library itself.

TKC 60 Dr. James Tracy

News – Ted Kennedy’s memoir, True Compass, will not be issued in eBook format when the hardcover is released.

Tech Tip – a good way to save a few keystrokes when you are looking for things on your Kindle 2 or DX.

Interview – Dr. James Tracy, headmaster of Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, Mass., describes his secondary school’s commitment to 21st Century education and how it led naturally to a radical move to a nearly all-digital school library.

Content – Stephen Windwalker has a list of five books you can buy for your Kindle almost for free.