News Article

Electronic Textbooks

Thursday, January 12, 2006

Digital textbooks take many forms and some deliver audio and video as well as layered text. Because of the richness and variety of these electronic formats, school districts are realizing the importance of professional development. Whether teaching with a proprietary digital textbook purchased through one of the large textbook publishers, like Pearson Education, or taking advantage of free rich media resources on the web, such as those offered at WGBH's Teachers' Domain website, practitioners must grapple with shifts in classroom management, pedagogy and the home-school connection. 
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