New digital curricula from Amplify are leading districts to question their instructional strategies and approaches to procurement.
All Blog Posts With digital textbooks Tag or Category
March 03, 2014
February 21, 2014
The jury is still out on whether new, digital instructional materials can achieve greater alignment with new standards than traditional textbooks.
November 19, 2013
Book publisher HarperCollins and ed-tech startup Curriculet have joined forces to bring interactive e-books to K-12 schools under a new pricing model.
October 24, 2013
Los Angeles Unified's outgoing deputy superintendent for instruction addresses critics and defends the decision to roll out an unfinished digital curriculum as part of the district's iPad initiative.
October 14, 2013
Common Sense Media, an organization that rates educational products for their quality, has written a letter to industry groups asking them to take steps to ensure student privacy, the New York Times reports.
July 22, 2013
A new survey shows that iPads are overwhelmingly the mobile technology of choice in districts, with Google Chromebooks a distant second.
April 02, 2013
School districts' chief financial officers and their chief technology officers often don't share the same language or way of thinking, the leader of a national school tech group says.
January 30, 2013
Too many of our schools are mired in old ways. Many still ban handheld technology ...as if we could stop this tide from entering our walls!
January 15, 2013
Despite the rising popularity of e-books, most students today still turn to print books when they read for fun, a survey reveals.
December 31, 2012
The push for accountability in virtual education, rapid growth of blended learning, and experimentation with open education resources were also top trends in 2012.