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The Tracking and Tracing Books Prize Competition seeks innovations to track books destined for early-grade classrooms and learning centers in low-income countries and allow stakeholders, ranging from parents to Ministries of Education and donor agencies, to quickly and easily access tracking information. There are three phases to this Prize Competition. The first phase requires a written description of the proposed innovation and the expertise and experience of the Solver. There is a prize pot of a least $20,000 for this phase. By submitting, you are providing ACR GCD with a non-exclusive license to use any information contained in your submission (excluding personal identifying information), irrespective of whether your submission receives an award. Read Challenge Details » Source: InnoCentive Challenge ID: 9933724

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Raised Digital » Student-Created Multimedia eBooks on the iPad in Grades K-3 I was down in Columbus, Ohio this week to attend eTech Ohio‘s annual educational technology conference, OETC13. I was involved in a number of interesting sessions, but my one “official” conference presentation was a BYOT titled “Student-Created Multimedia eBooks on the iPad in Grades K-3.” The Google Site I created as a resource can be found here. I included quite a bit of background information that covers the current research on ebooks for young children, types of ebooks, selecting ebooks and also evaluating ebooks. The BYOD activity for the session is here. From the conference planner: For nearly everyone, digital (or electronic) books are a rapidly growing alternative to traditional books—especially for young children of the 21st century. I had a great turnout of primary teachers interested in creating ebooks, however the conference wifi was less than cooperative, which made downloading my recommended apps difficult for those in attendance. How do you think they liked this one????