Shared Experience

Sharing Stories: The New Recorded Ever After
Shared Experience

Sharing Stories: The New Recorded Ever After

by Meagan Frank

With a child on one knee and a book propped awkwardly on the other, Hillel Cooperman sat in front of a computer camera in Seattle and Skyped with his parents on the east coast. He wanted to share the bedtime story experience with his children and their grandparents, but found connecting over the miles awkward and frustrating. He wanted a digital version of storybooks to be accessible on both ends of the long-distance connection. […]

Ebooks & Apps Chart New Course
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Ebooks & Apps Chart New Course

by Erin J. Simpson

There are certain sounds, smells, and memories that over the years have defined the classroom in our minds. Dusty chalkboards left a fine film on our hands. A pile of unread books at the start of a new year held the promise of challenges, both daunting and exciting. And wilted pages of handwritten notes served as evidence of hours spent mastering a new subject. […]

Business Pros Plug In to 12 Books Group
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Business Pros Plug In to 12 Books Group

by Meagan Frank

The dog-eared page is littered with comments and questions. Glancing back at the notes, the business leader turns to the computer and types in a book-discussion response…a response that has been crafted specifically for the author of the best-selling book on her desk. “That’s a great point you make on page […]