For some time now we have been observing a kind of renewal wave in education with emerging proposals that would turn classrooms and schools upside down, turning them into something almost unrecognizable. And, in parallel, we are seeing how digital technology has come to supplant the analog in many facets of life, also in education. All […] … learn more→
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Are we facing the decline of the textbook at school?
In the digital age, do we still need textbooks?
It is often pointed out that textbooks add to the students’ binders. They also weigh on budgets and are not easy to renew when school curriculum changes accelerate – evidenced by the debates in the regions about the purchase of future books for high school , in tune with the reform of the baccalaureate. . However, beyond these […] … learn more→
The banality of textbooks
There have been at least three textbook-related announcements this week – and hey, it’s only Wednesday. The news: Amazon now offers textbook rentals. Digital textbook app-maker Kno enters the K–12 market, offering digital Houghton-Mifflin-Harcourt textbooks for parents (note: not schools) to rent. And the free digital textbook startup Boundless opens its doors to the public. […] … learn more→