Tag: educational apps

by Meredith Broussard

For the third installment of her Educational Thought Leader series, Arcadia University education professor Kira J. Baker-Doyle and I had a conversation about a data journalism project that uses big data to uncover inequality in Philadelphia public schools.┬áBaker-Doyle is the author of The Networked Teacher: How New Teachers Build Social Networks for Professional Support. Our [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. School districts in Chicago turn to iPads to trim textbook costs (Chicago Tribune) 2. Georgia Tech leaders mull textbook rentals and e-books over buying hard copies (Florida Times-Union) 3. Pulitzer-winning photojournalist to students: Instagram is a game changer (UC Berkeley News Center) 4. [...] more »

by Audrey Watters

Walk the aisles of any toy store and you’ll see miles of shelves lined with $20-$30 board games and toys. We’re accustomed to paying that amount because that’s where the market set the price years ago. It’s predicated on production costs, overhead for toy manufacturers, distribution, and the store’s cut of the margin, among many [...] more »