Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 01/29/2012

  • Apple’s iPad and the Human Costs for Workers in China – NYTimes.com

    There is a human cost when manufacturing is outsourced to places that do not respect human rights. This article is making the rounds in light of Apple's stellar financial performance but it can be related to other companies too. Overseas reall means “no one sees” and thus no one cares. We should care about human beings being treated in a humane way no matter where they live.

    tags: News apple human rights

  • Welcome to the Library Dogs Web Site!

    There are schools in Georgia with reading dogs. Yes, reading dogs. These animals stay in the library and kids get to. There and read to the animals. My friend Stephen Rahn shared a pic on Facebook about two he saw yesterday and sas the kids love them. They sit on the floor and read to the dogs as their tails wag and the kids love it. I think this is an amazing idea but ain one about how libraries are bing reinvented. heartwarming!

    tags: Library news animals

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