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  • 1. Digital Textbook
    By Richard Russell
  • 2. Use In Classroom
    Keeping up with new things to make learning easier.
    Students are more technology based.
    No need for books, can access them online or with CD- disk.
  • 3. Digital Textbook Importance
    Easier for the students
    Easier for teachers.
    No excuses for why students shouldn’t have book in class.
  • 4. What is a Digital Textbook
    Easier way for kids to read what they need to learn.
    More accessible for both students and teachers.
    Just need a DVD player or computer to watch textbooks.
    In future will be online for everyone's use.
  • 5. Prices
    A lot cheaper then regular textbooks.
    Buy Package deals online
    (meaning whole years worth of CD’s/lessons can be bought at once for a wholesale price)
  • 6. Avaliblity
    All you need is a computer to view textbook.
    If book is rare your more likely to find it.
  • 7. Cons of Digital Textbook
    Students without computer will have disadvantage.
    Kids might abuse use of being online during lessons.
  • 8. How is this going to impact K-12 education?
    Students more capable of doing all reading in class. Meaning no homework.
    A lot more fun for students and teachers
    Better of with using technology.
  • 9. How might is impact K-12 education?
    No more textbooks to lug around.
    Improve grades and studies
    Typical classrooms will be filled with computer not desks.
  • 10. What are some issues that need to be adressed?
    Kids without computers at home take textbook home with them.
    How is it really going to work….
  • 11. Future for digital textbooks.
    If works out then all textbooks will be online and there will only be textbooks for the kids that cant go on a computer.
    Be around everywhere.
    Killing less tree’s.
  • 12. Conclusion
    Greatly helpful to all aspects of education.
    Good impact, makes everything easier.
    Makes students more technology based.
  • 13. Refrences
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/18/AR2009101802360.html - article regarding how people think about there first experience with digital texts.
    http://www.techlearning.com/article/13882 - article regarding to how textbooks are going to be no more and that students will always be using a computer.
    Pictures
    http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/img/assets/4235/cd-rom.jpg
    http://www.thinkfinancial.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/textbook.jpg
    http://www.antiquemasonicjewelry.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/money-symbol.jpg
    http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/original/amazon_kindle_21.jpg
    http://library.fullcoll.edu/Images/360degreetour/FC%20Classroom/Classroom2.jpg
    http://images.veer.com/IMG/PIMG/SIP/SIP1901254_P.JPG