Smart Move to Digital:
The Third Generation of Digital Textbooks
Dovi Weiss, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Time To Know

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THE HOLISTIC SOLUTION OF TIME TO KNOW

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Smart Move to Digital: the 3rd generation of Digital Textbooks by Dr. Dovi Weiss, Chief Scientist, Time to Know

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EVA/Minerva Jerusalem International Conference on Digitisation of Culture,
Jerusalem, The Jerusalem Van Leer Institute, 12-13 November 2013
http://www.digital-heritage.org.il
Presentations available at: http://2013.minervaisrael.org.il

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  1. 1. Smart Move to Digital: The Third Generation of Digital Textbooks Dovi Weiss, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Time To Know EVA / MINERVA 2013 Digital Heritage, Israel November 12-13, 2013 This document and the information set forth herein are the property of Time To Know Limited and are to be held in confidence. Publication, duplication, disclosure or use for any purpose not expressly authorized in writing by Time To Know Limited is prohibited. Copyright © 2013 Time To Know, Inc.
  2. 2. 2 We need digital textbooks to address these issues: Irrelevant Lecturing Format 1 Way Fits None     1 Teacher 1 Set of Learning Materials 1 Way of Teaching/Learning 30+ Different Children Assessment is too late  Too Few Evaluation Events  Correction Cycle is Too Long     Low Level of Engagement Chalk and Talk Passive Listening Drill and Kill Digital Gap Between School and Real Life  Lack of 21st Skills
  3. 3. 3 Digital representation is not enough: Moving towards the third generation 1 PDF Reader provides text 2 3 PDF + Links provides extras Modular & Interactive Learning Objects which organized as full curriculum Empowered by Teaching & Learning & Assessment Platform
  4. 4.   PDF PDF -  • • • • • – http://cms.education.gov.il/EducationCMS/ Units/MadaTech/hatamat_marechet_21/Pit uchTochenDigitali/Sfarim_Digitalim.htm
  5. 5. The Third Generation Textbook in Action https://vimeo.com/76519504
  6. 6. 6 THE HOLISTIC SOLUTION OF TIME TO KNOW 3rd Generation Digital Textbook Content Generation Studio (CGS) Digital Teaching Platform (DTP)
  7. 7. The Content Generation Studio In Action https://vimeo.com/76592750
  8. 8. Cost Effective Content Generation Studio (CGS)  Full support for the content life cycle  Optimize Content Creation  Leverage existing content assets  “Born digital”  Automatic conversion of digital formats into smart, interactive, HTML5 content  Intuitive, easy to use solution  No programming skills required  Tablet ready and device agnostic  Create once, run on many Content Life Cycle
  9. 9. Thanks www.timetoknow.com This document and the information set forth herein are the property of Time To Know Limited and are to be held in confidence. Publication, duplication, disclosure or use for any purpose not expressly authorized in writing by Time To Know Limited is prohibited. Copyright © 2013 Time To Know, Inc.
  10. 10. Next Generation Digital Teaching Platform (DTP)  Powerful teaching and learning solution  Easy – Simple – Cool  Multiple Digital Environments and Programs     1:Class > 1:1 > 1:Home Intervention, Supplemental, Core Curriculum On-line and off-line support Device agnostic  Data-driven instruction  Digital assessments and reports  Adaptive components  Personalized learning  Designed to advance 21st Century skills T2K Interactive Solution Full Teaching & Learning Cycle

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