OpenStax Is Making Quality Textbooks for Students, and They’re Not Charging a Cent

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Guest Post: The State of Interactive Textbooks

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Today’s guest post is by Alia Gray. Alia is an Associate at TriplePoint PR. She graduated from California State University, Chico in May 2012 with a degree in journalism and public relations. She discusses the changes occurring in textbook publishing Continue reading

Guest Post: Technology in the Classroom – Where Is Our Future Headed?

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Today’s guest post is by Brian Burton, a children’s book enthusiast and online publisher for  childrensbookstore.com. He discusses the future of education technology and digital learning in the classroom. Brian writes on the topics of reading and parenting. In the Continue reading

The Edtech Year in Review: Top 10 Trends of 2012

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Over the past few weeks, Hack Education‘s Audrey Watters has created a series of posts on this year’s ”Top Ed-Tech Trends.” Before the end of the year, Watters plans on posting a total of 10 of the  top trends, and has Continue reading

NEA Explains Why the Education Industry is Ripe for Disruption

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The Open Textbook Challenge [Infographic]

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With the cost of college textbooks as high as they are, students are struggling more than ever to make ends meet. The edtech world is finally starting to take notice: companies and edtech leaders are working to create resources for Continue reading

Guest Post: Ginkgotree Tackles Coursepacks, Cost and Copyright

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Today’s guest post is by Jennifer Funk, a former teacher who couldn’t leave the classroom behind when she became a freelance writer. Now, she writes about education news, trends and best practices and supports innovative edtech companies that improve the lives Continue reading

Guest Post: Highlighter and 20 Million Minds Foundation Partnership Delivers First, Free Student-Faculty Interactive Textbook

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Today’s guest post is by Jennifer Funk, a former teacher who couldn’t leave the classroom behind when she became a freelance writer. Now, she writes about education news, trends and best practices and supports innovative edtech companies that improve the lives Continue reading

Report: Schools Need to Shift from Textbooks to Digital Instructional Materials Within Five Years

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Here on Technapex we’ve covered the shift higher education is starting to make in moving away from the traditional textbook model toward digital textbooks and other OERs. Now, it appears that K-12 may not be far behind. Yesterday the State Continue reading