Can Technology in the Classroom Replace Expensive Textbooks

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After all, textbooks are a must in classrooms. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops had become a permanent requirement along with using technology in the classrooms by this time. Thus, replacing expensive textbooks with technology in the classroom is the right thing to do in the current scenario. Here’s how you can replace these expensive textbooks with technology in the classroom: Adopt a Subscription Model. Increase in Textbook Prices Over the Years.

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10 Sites for Online Tutoring/Teaching

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Online Tutoring is an ideal solution, as it can be done at home on a computer or mobile device and is usually a much cheaper alternative. Chegg Tutors - A fantastic site for students to find a tutor in any subject. blended instruction, flipped classroom). Also, there are nice mobility features. There are different pricing plans available for students, who take classes in a private virtual classroom.

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10 Sites for Online Tutoring/Teaching

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Chegg Tutors —A fantastic site for students to find a tutor in any subject. blended instruction, flipped classroom). Students can get help with any subject and with homework as well, and there are nice mobility features. WizIQ —This popular site offers different pricing plans, and students take classes in a private virtual classroom. Online tutoring has grown in popularity and is ideal for many—it’s flexible and usually much less expensive than tutoring centers.

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The Post-Pandemic Outlook for Edtech

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Schools may be looking to invest in affordable and creative solutions , such as low-cost mobile hotspots or hardware that runs on cell signals. College students are turning to digital tutoring platforms like Chegg and online course providers like Coursera, both of which have performed well over the last few months. For example, Chegg outperformed forecasts by hitting $132 million in revenue in the first quarter of 2020, a 35 percent increase from the same period last year.

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15 Sites for Online Tutoring/Teaching

Technology Tidbits

Chegg Tutors - A fantastic site for students to find a tutor in any subject. Sophia - A great site w/ a very polished look where educators can share what they know via different teaching strategies (ie, blended instruction, flipped classroom). Also, there are nice mobility features as well. There are different pricing plans available for students who take classes in a private virtual classroom.

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10 Sites for Online Tutoring/Teaching

Technology Tidbits

Online Tutoring is an ideal solution as it can be done at home on a computer or mobile device and is usually a much cheaper alternative. Chegg Tutors - A fantastic site for students to find a tutor in any subject. Sophia - A great site w/ a very polished look where educators can share what they know via different teaching strategies (ie, blended instruction, flipped classroom). Also, there are nice mobility features as well.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Techcrunch , which never ceases to amaze me with how readily it acts as a stenographer for the tech industry: “As some pricey coding camps fade away, Codecademy barrels ahead with affordable paid offerings and a new mobile app.” ” Via EdWeek’s Market Brief : “Education Company Chegg Acknowledges Data Breach , Puts 40 Million Users on Notice.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “New mobile features: Transcripts, notes, and reminders.” ” Udacity has updated its online "classroom." ” Pearson and Chegg are partnering for textbook rentals. Education Politics. From the Department of Education’s press release : “U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Chief of Staff and Additional Staff Hires.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” The New York Times on “ mastery based learning ” : “A New Kind of Classroom: No Grades, No Failing, No Hurry.” The Wall Street Journal predicts “The End of Typing: The Next Billion Mobile Users Will Rely on Video and Voice.” I missed this news back in February: Chegg acquired RefMe. (National) Education Politics. The AP interviews US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , who laments “she didn’t decry racism enough.”

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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The Flipped Classroom". It was probably Sal Khan’s 2011 TED Talk “Let’s Use Video to Reinvent Education” and the flurry of media he received over the course of the following year or so that introduced the idea of the “flipped classroom” to most people. He didn’t invent the idea of video-taping instruction to watch at home and doing “homework” in the classroom instead; but history don’t matter in Silicon Valley. Do Voice Assistant Devices Have a Place in the Classroom?”