Adopting a Digital Science Curriculum

Adopting a digital science curriculum means that students will be studying science with computers instead of textbooks. Next fall, Fremont and Joseph Lane middle schools in the Roseburg Public School system will be studying science using computers. “Science makes...

Replacing Textbooks with Techbooks

Moving firmly into the 21st century, schools are replacing textbooks with techbooks, challenging students and educators to use digital textbooks for classes and professional development. The Oriskany Central School is partnering with Discovery Education to bring...

Textbooks Being Replaced by Online Alternatives

Many school districts find textbooks being replaced by online alternatives, as the cost of textbooks increases and the online alternatives are so much more affordable. In some cases, the online books are free, or available for a very low price. Online lessons can be...

Algebra Textbooks are Being Replaced By iPads

In some school districts, algebra textbooks are being replaced by iPads. At Gateway Middle Schook, students are using iPad texts instead of traditional books for their algebra I and English 8 Principal Rocco Telli hopes the program will last five years.  270 iPad...

Online Math Textbooks

Algebra and geometry are being taught as real-world skills for the 21st century, as they are now presented through online math textbooks. The Wichita district has adopted an online textbook this fall which middle and high school students will access through...