Tag Archives: Kindle in Schools

TKC 308 My Grandson James

An 8-year-old Kindle reader Interview starts at 15:56 You can take a photo and put it on the Kindle of yourself. You would never get to do that to a book, probably! Show Notes and Links: News Full video of Jeff Bezos’s Fire Phone presentation on June 18 in Seattle “FAA grounds Amazon’s drone delivery plans” by […]

TKC 285 Keith Mastorides

Principal at Clearwater High School in Clearwater, Florida Interview Starts at 24:02 I think eventually what you’ll see is the school will buy X number of devices for those that don’t have or can’t afford them, and then kids will be bringing their own devices, so it will be a blend. I really see that happening, […]

Amazon Gives WorldReader an Awesome Gateway to Awareness

Amazon.com today is giving one of the most visible spots on the Internet to WorldReader, the nonprofit that is distributing Kindles to students throughout the developing world. When you click on Amazon.com you will see a headline stating “For Kids in Africa, a New Way to Learn” and information about the program. David Risher, CEO and […]

Reading Books and Feeding Minds One Kindle at a Time: Cross-Post of my Kindle Nation Daily Column on WorldReader

Click here for Kindle Nation Daily Link October 26, 2012 It is difficult to imagine how much an eReader like the Kindle can change the life of a student in sub-Saharan Africa. I know that the Kindle has improved the way I read in deep and satisfying ways, adding convenience and a more intimate engagement […]

Delayed Post of My Column About Gigi Whiteside’s Astounding Success with Kindles in the Classroom

Note: The following column was inadvertently overlooked and never made it into a post at Kindle Nation Daily. I’m posting it here as written two weeks ago, to catch up with my observations about Gigi’s work with Kindles in the classroom.    –Len ——————— This is a story about Kindles and non-readers from central Georgia. Or […]