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Classroom Organizer

This free, web-based program allows teachers to manage books and eBooks in their classroom library. Students can use the program to check out and return books. Educators can import titles and run reports on student activity.

FlexBook

The FlexBook platform allows teachers to assemble their own digital textbooks. Teachers can start from scratch or build textbooks from FlexBooks’ library of text, videos, audio, images, and quizzes. Content is designed for a variety of skill levels and standards, including the Common Core.

Low-cost digital textbooks for high schools coming this fall

Teachers in over 900 schools nationwide will begin using one dollar e-textbooks this fall. The “Voces” e-textbooks, published by Teacher’s Discovery, an educational materials firm based in Michigan, gives teachers and students full access at home and at school through computers, iPads, and smartphones.

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N.J. High School's Plan Includes Getting Rid of Textbooks

Watchung Hills (N.J.) Regional Board of Education members have been working on a new three-year plan to guide technology development and systems at the school, and the primary goal of a new plan set for a board vote next week is to expand the school network to a 1GB wireless system.

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Good Reads

Recommended reading for district leaders.

At Virginia Schools, Technology Makes Learning More Fun

Search YouTube for "York County School Division Young Adult Literature Reviews" and you'll find 56 short videos of Grafton High School students talking about books they recommend to their peers. These tech savvy reviews—a reinvention of the classic book report—are just one example of how the York County School Division's bring your own technology initiative is changing the way students are learning.

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Fiction Novel Opens the Door to Life Skills in La. District

Noteworthy Books

Recommended reading for district leaders.

Research Proves Libraries Far from Dead

Publishers will continue with printed books.

Noteworthy Books

Recommended reading for district leaders.

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