How Do We Get Teachers to Ditch Textbooks? Should We?


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Jan 28 2016 11 mins   27
Though many teachers have completely moved away from using textbooks most are still very dependent on them. In this episode, we discuss alternatives and barriers to adoption. Follow: @tomwhitby @blairteach @lane.young @bamradionetwork Ed Chat Archive: http://edchat.pbworks.com/ Lane Young is a Director of Library & Educational Technology and Computer Science instructor for North Shore Country Day School, a K-12 independent school in the northern suburbs of Chicago. Nancy Blair is a middle school principal in Georgia. She previously served as a school improvement consultant with the High Schools That Work and Making Middle Grades Work initiatives of the Southern Regional Education Board. Tom Whitby is a former contributing Editor at SmartBrief, founder of #Edchat, Twitter-Using Educators, and NYSCATE Network.