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What I Want from a Digital Textbook

What I Want from a Digital Textbook

There has been a lot of buzz lately around digital textbooks due in large part to today’s announcement from Apple.  As many of you know, Discovery Education has been in the “digital textbook” game for the last few years starting with the adoption of our science service in Oregon and now with our Discovery Education

Quick Update from SLATE 2011

Thanks to DEN STAR/GURU Rita Mortenson for sharing this information from the conference…. I am here at the 2011 SLATE Conference (School Leaders Advancing Technology in Education) and I was fortunate to attend an amazing Discovery Techbook Presentation by Laura Lamb, from Discovery. The long awaited Science Techbook for Wisconsin was just released for grades

Vote for Discovery Education @ SXSWEdu

Today, SXSW (South by Southwest) launched their PanelPicker voting for the second annual SXSWedu taking place March 6-8, 2012 in Austin, TX. A new component to the longstanding SXSW Interactive Festival, SXSWedu focuses on innovations in learning, bringing together a wide variety of education and business professionals who share an interest in 21st Century teaching

Discovery Education SCIENCE TECHBOOK Making an Impact in Rapides Parish, LA.

Discovery Education SCIENCE TECHBOOK has been taken on throughout many school districts in many different parts of the country. The educators of Rapides Parish in Lousiana share their excitement. Read – 8 Rapides Parish elementary schools replacing science textbooks with interactive ‘techbooks”  by Karina Vailes (June 28, 2011) School backpacks are going to get a

Constructivism & The Discovery Education Science Techbook = (Education & Web 2.0 tools) Education 2.0

Over the past 15 years, technology has constantly evolved, creating and expanding for the learning capabilities off all students.  We see it everyday, as new products arrive to local stores ranging from smartphones to computers.  The 21st century classroom has also evolved as teachers, administrators and parents have come to understand that students need innovative

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