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