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Writers Fest presents Sally Armstrong, Mount Everest
Kobo, Kindle, iPad, whatever. Ebook readers are getting more and more love. Even ebook borrowing is at an all-time high. Like Everest. While the gradual turn away from print may be a hard and grey-...
Mar 19th, 2013
Henderson Annex iPad podcast examines multicultural roots
For the past four months, Grade 4 and 5 students from Henderson Annex have been producing a podcast project aimed at exploring their diversity and answering the question of “how did we get here?”
Jun 21st, 2012
Zite, the Vancouver app that is reshaping how people read news
UBC law graduate Ali Davar and his colleagues at Zite are changing the way we read our news.
Mar 5th, 2012
Parenting advice: How to make teenagers read a book
Educator Howard Eaton gives useful advice on how reading impacts the young mind, and more importantly, how to encourage teenagers to pick up a book.
Jan 29th, 2012
No iPhone, no thanks: ungrateful Christmas gift recipients
Not getting the latest iPhone or iPad was apparently the biggest tragedy for some people this Christmas.
Dec 28th, 2011
Is Santa real? Kids turn to Google to find out.
In the countdown to Christmas, Google trends show a spike in "is Santa real" searches.
Dec 21st, 2011
Parents beware: it's that time of year when 'is Santa real?' searches spike
TORONTO _ Parents beware: with just a few days left till Christmas, it might be wise to keep the little ones away from the Internet. If past trends are any indication, Google is likely now...
The Canadian Press
Dec 21st, 2011
How many sleeps to Christmas? There's an app for that
A Charlie Brown Christmas: coming to an iPad near you.
Dec 5th, 2011
An iPad Christmas Gift Guide
Gift ideas from 99 cents to $49.99 for the iPadder in your life.
Dec 3rd, 2011
Christmas gifts for the one per cent
Nothing screams "aspiration" like a $4,900 iPad case.
Nov 27th, 2011