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Laptop Vs Tablet

Two educators in the trenches duke it out.

For the Love of Laptops: As learning tools, tablets don’t cut it.
By Gary Stager

This isn’t my first time at the rodeo. I led professional development in the world’s first two laptop schools 22 years ago, and in the intervening years I’ve helped schools across the globe go one-to-one, most recently a Korean international school where every K–12 student has a laptop ... (read more).

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Day of the Tablet: In classrooms, it’s the right tool for the job.
By Dan Brenner

Imagine packing for a weekend trip and trying to decide whether to use a big camp trunk or a small suitcase that fits in the overhead storage area of a plane. Or consider where you would want to shop for groceries for a big dinner party you are hosting: the local supermarket or the neighborhood delicatessen ... (read more).

—Winter 2013—

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    24/7: Science Behind the Scenes Grades 7-12

    24/7: Science Behind the Scenes Grades 7-12

    by Various

    The 24/7: Science Behind the Scenes series takes a look at how some of history's most intriguing crimes were solved. Each title focuses on the science and technology used to solve real-life crimes and heart-stopping mysteries. From killer wallpaper to deadly pets, from parasites to mosquitoes, these high-interest books build vocabulary, foster scientific knowledge, and develop inquiry skills through the use of charts, timelines, briefing notes, case files, primary sources, and captivating storytelling.

    Watch your inquisitive students become scientific sleuths as they read actual cases, study clues, and take a shot at crime scene investigations—all while sharpening their critical thinking and analytical skills.

    The series is for students in grades 8-12 with reading levels in grades 5-7.

    24/7: Science Behind the Scenes

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    Visit the 24/7: Science Behind the Scenes Web site for more information.

    See below for complete list of titles. Appropriate titles of equal value may be substituted if any of the listed titles are unavailable at shipping time.

    Set Includes:
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    • Eyes in the Sky
    • Help! What’s Eating My Flesh?
    • Killer Lipstick
    • There’s a Fungus Among Us!
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    • When Birds Get Flu and Cows Go Mad!
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    What Is Electricity?

    What Is Electricity?

    by Lisa Trumbauer

    Rookie Read-About® Science brings a broad array of topics to vibrant life with striking, full-color photos and just the right amount of fun, factual, fascinating text.

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