Monday, July 27, 2009

Digital Textbooks are Coming to School


California is the first state to offer high school students free, open-source digital textbooks for high school math and science. Will we see other states follow California’s lead in digital textbooks? As California goes, so goes the nation. Does that mean we'll all be bankrupt eventually?

As usual, the devil is in the details. Read more about the California open-source digital textbook initiative.

1 comment:

Ms. S said...

This topic has been in the news quite a bit this summer (see, for example, my post on July 16th) and recent articles from both the New York Times: "In a Digital Future, Textbooks Are History" and the Wall Street Journal: "Textbooks Offered for iPod, iPhones".