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An Implementation Road Map for Digital Textbooks

Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has stated openly that he hopes paper textbooks will become extinct sooner rather than later. As the industry continues to evolve, it may finally be time

  • July 18, 2016|
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Growing Into Digital Content

Digital Content Growing, But Still Not Used By AllDigital publishing is a growth industry, with the most growth predicted in the K-12 market. The digitization of content, especially for the K-12 s

  • July 15, 2016|
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Digital Publishing For Teachers Made Simple

Cultivating the Publishers in Your MidstThese days virtually anyone can be a publisher—teachers included. The ability to create DIY textbooks has existed for a while now, but the technology is n

  • July 12, 2016|
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Your Go-To List of Ed Tech Blogs

A Go-To List For Staying On Top of Ed Tech Trends There's a lot happening in ed tech circles these days, making it hard for educators and administrators to stay on top of the next great thing, or to

  • June 22, 2016|
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Navigating OER

Navigating the OER Landscape: What’s Really Open?Our Take: Open educational resources (OER) are drawing a lot of attention, interest and demand among K-12, and higher ed, instructors. There's de

  • June 02, 2016|
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Reading For Real

Let Them Read What They Want to ReadMany students have long balked at reading assignments like Pride and Prejudice, Macbeth, Farewell to Arms, etc. But, does it really matter what they read, or

  • May 18, 2016|
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Digitizing the Textbook

Digital Textbook Adoption Requires a Focus on Providing Something DifferentThere's plenty of room for improvement in the digital textbook landscape. Going beyond simply moving content from a hard-

  • May 05, 2016|
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Come One Technology, Come All Technology

Is It Time to Embrace Smartphones in the Classroom?A recent Educause study showed that, while more than 50 percent of the faculty surveyed prohibited or discouraged the use of mobile devices in

  • April 05, 2016|
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The Pros and Cons of Paper vs. Digital Textbooks

A Difficult Read: Balancing the Tradeoffs Between Textbooks and eBooksThis is part two of a two-part series.The promise of digital textbooks or eBooks is enormous—rich, immersive experiences

  • March 28, 2016|
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The Textbook-Free Path: Where Does It Lead?

No Textbooks, Fewer Full-Time Instructors, Shorter Semesters: What Next?The promise of OER is about a lot more than simply transitioning from print to digital textbooks--although that can cert

  • March 24, 2016|
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