The Federal Government is extremely serious about getting the United States to have digital textbooks in every child’s hands in five years
"Leonardo around" is an app developed by Museo della Scienza e della Tecnica in Milan. With this app is possible to discover museum, works and places where Leonardo has worked in Milan.
Milan and a lot of other places in Italy are like open museums, mobile devices with gps are powerfull tools for valorization of cultural heritage in open spaces.
We were used to learn by paper books, wikipedia and other instruments transfer learning from paper to digital, the next level is to permit learning with mobile devices. ShowMe app is a good demonstration of the change of learning tools, ShowMe allow teacher to create great lessons for a better and more accessible learning.
I have spent one year developing a project of sharing knowledge with digital media, looking for a way to take memory of cultural heritage and share them in a beautiful way, improving experience during the reading, integrating 3D model and texts for a better understanding… today, after iBooks 2 presentation, I have understood that I’m on the right track.