Richland (Wash.) School District looks to add digital learning materials

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Lori McCord, director of teaching and learning, says Richland schools need to be prepared for 21st-century learners. That means fewer traditional textbooks, more tablet computers, and online resources such as articles, videos, and lectures and other up-to-date information.

"There are a lot of possibilities, we're just on the front end," said McCord.

McCord told the school board last week that the district gradually is moving forward with using digital materials, called open educational resources.

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