E-Readers and Education

The sort of study we need: A recent University of Washington study interviewed 39 first-year graduate students in the university’s Department of Computer Science & Engineering, which participated in a pilot study of Amazon’s Kindle DX (a large-screen e-reader). By seven months into the study, fewer than 40% of the students did their schoolwork on the [Read More...]

Happy Mother’s Day!

From ABC News, by Alan Farnham: What’s mom worth? On the one hand, you could say that she’s “priceless.” On the other? “$61,436 a year.” That’s according to Amy Danise, senior managing editor of Insure.com, a website that supplies insurance information. Danise and her colleagues divided up mom’s function into 14 different jobs (cook, driver, [Read More...]

Prayer for the Week

O God, whose blessed Son made himself known to his disciples in the breaking of bread: Open the eyes of our faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. [Read more...]


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