Username or Email Address
Your Guide to Delivering a High-Quality College...
Better Substitute Management: An Integrated...
Free registration required to view this resource.
Register today and receive free access to all our news and resources and the ability to customize your news by topic with My eSchool News.
Already a member? Log in
According to the state's top education official, West Virginia public schools within a few years might switch from hardbound textbooks to digital lessons carried around by students on portable computers, reports the Charleston Daily Mail. "Textbooks will be a thing of the past," said state schools Superintendent Steve Paine. Paine said textbooks could be replaced with digital instructional material created or customized by the state education department, business partners, and a Wikipedia-style portal for educators. The new material would be distributed to students on laptops or handheld electronic devices. The switch, which Paine believes could begin in about five years,
Get the week's top education technology news and find out how schools are solving technology problems to improve learning. Weekly on Monday and Thursday.
Find out the latest technology tips, tools and the innovative best practices schools are using everyday to improve learning. Weekly on Wednesday