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Lynn Salehi

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Are printed textbooks obsolete? Are there good reasons to keep using them along with or instead of digital learning environments?

What are the pros and cons of paper vs. digital resources for learning? Assuming equal access to computers, is digital necessarily better? Will we be losing anything if we give up the hard copies? Should schools (and textbook companies) focus their resources on creating and using rich digital environments that support 21st century learning?

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    Feb 17 2011: Absolutely. If you find an error in a print, what happens? You sell another addition.

    If you find an error in a digital copy (preferably hosted on the internet as not to need copies) then you change the original and update any available.

    From health concerns for children's backs to teaching them how to live in the world they are to inherent...

    The problem is... the industry won't let them be obsolete.

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