Tweetables: Weekly News That’s Good Enough to Tweet


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Frankfurt Book Fair Showcases Digital Readers to Educators


Did any of our readers manage to make it to Frankfurt a couple days ago? No? Ok well, next year, be sure to attend the Frankfurt Book Fair, the world’s biggest such event. Or you could hop a plane right Continue reading

The Debate Over Textbooks


Outlandishly heavy and even more outlandishly expensive, textbooks are losing a popularity contest to their digital counterparts. The verdict became somewhat official last week when U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that textbooks should soon be obsolete in the Continue reading

Adoption Rates of New K-12 Learning Styles [Infographic]


A new infographic from a survey conducted among K-12 educators reveals current teaching methods, learning styles and their adoption rates. As U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan calls for a national move to digital textbooks, only about 37 percent of Continue reading

The Education Department and Secretary Duncan are Listening to Your Ideas


The Department of Education held a conference called “Innovation to Drive Productivity in Postsecondary Education” and asked college leaders and officials from companies offering MOOCs to discuss innovations in education technology. Held in collaboration with the White House Office of Continue reading

U.S. Secretary of Education Goes on Tour

Education Drives America

Last week, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan kicked off the Department of Education’s third annual cross-country “back-to-school bus tour;” this year’s theme “Education Drives America.” During the bus tour, Sec. Duncan and other senior Department of Education leaders aim Continue reading