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ERIC Number: EJ923476
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 2
ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Trading Textbooks for Technology: New Opportunities for Learning
Nelson, Loui Lord; Arthur, Elizabeth J.; Jensen, William R.; Van Horn, George
Phi Delta Kappan, v92 n7 p46-50 Apr 2011
In 2008, the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation began the social studies textbook adoption process. Concurrently, the Indiana State Board of Education wrote a memo encouraging schools to look at digital resources; BCSC did not hesitate. This article describes why BCSC chose to move to a digital format at the secondary level, the process they used, a product they created, a digital platform they chose, and the lessons they learned.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A