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The Timelessness of Books

“To be or not to be?” or “I think therefore I am,” or “The unexamined life is not worth living.”  Educational technology cannot help us as we face these three existential conundrums.  Everyone must respond to them alone.  Once one articulates a position, she might turn to educational ...

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A Savage Defense of Technology

Over the past year, the Language Department, under the leadership of Ms. Invernizzi and with the patient support of Mr. Taft, has engaged in an incentive to incorporate technology into our curricula. Language teachers have grown accustomed to iPads and software solutions which enhance the teaching ...

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Endless Possibilities

There is a certain feeling associated with holding a worn, leather-bound book and carefully turning its textured pages that I just don’t get while clutching a cold and fragile tablet. There is a certain depth and weight to books that create a sensation of trust between the author and reader that ...

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Fate and an Odyssey

What do a bookshop, Deerfield Academy, and DePaul University have in common?

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Gina Apostol Receives Philippine Book Award

English teacher and novelist Gina Apostol received the 2010 Philippine National Book Award for Fiction last month for her work, The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata.

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The Death of Books

Will e-books’ advantages cause a total shift in reading as we know it, just as iPods and mp3 players forced CDs into total disappearance?

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