Sunday, April 17, 2011

Patrick Carman TED talk


Hi everyone! Ran across this TED talk, via a Harold Underdown tweet (I believe). While this isn't strictly about e-books, it is about interactive books and it's fascinating. I wanted to add it to the discussion. He makes a lot of sense.
(By the way, it's only 15 minutes...)

6 comments:

  1. Thanks, Amy, that is a thought-provoking way of looking at ways to combine books and tech... whatever gets them reading is okay with me!

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  2. Fascinating talk about writers using tech to bring kids back to reading. Well done.

    Elizabeth
    www.elizabethwinthrop.com

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  3. That's what I thought too -- let's get kids reading! I'm fine with doing anything that helps kids make the jump. B/c (also) once they're reading they'll understand that reading gives its own kind of pleasure...

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  4. I agree loudly and happily with Patrick and everyone who has commented here. I am delighted to hear his strong emphasis on a good story,too. It's an interesting time to be a writer--an exciting time.

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  5. It's exciting and challenging at the same time to be an author nowadays. Thank you for posting this video.

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