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Cool Tool | SmartBook from McGraw-Hill Education  

SmartBook, by learning science company McGraw-Hill Education, is a digital version of a course textbook – with a twist. SmartBook delivers the same content as a traditional textbook, but unlike a typical e-book, SmartBook actively tailors that content to the … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Discovery Education’s Science Techbook

The first of Discovery Education’s series of award-winning digital textbooks that are now currently used by more than 3 million students in all 50 U.S. states and several Canadian provinces is their Science Techbook™. Originally launched in 2009, the Science … Continue reading

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The Right Kind of Growth in Greenville County

With dynamic digital content and personalized learning, a district embraces transition. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Jeff McCoy has reason to smile. Anyone with a big purpose, an inclusive vision, and who is making great headway with plenty of help from … Continue reading

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Death of the Textbook, Really

Will a new business model accelerate the digital revolution in course materials? GUEST COLUMN | by Ryan Petersen and Jared Pearlman For nearly two decades, industry commentators have heralded the impending death of the physical textbook. The prediction is rooted … Continue reading

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Trends | Turning the Page Digital

The tide is turning on the $8 billion textbook market that has had its hold on budget-strapped schools. Increasing numbers of schools and districts are turning to digital content alternatives to open up new ways of teaching and put their … Continue reading

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