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Internet Find of the Week - November 26, 2012

Education Secretary Wants Textbooks All-Digital

eSchoolNews.com recently reported that U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan called for schools to make the switch from printed textbooks to all-digital. "A central tension in the movement toward digital materials is what it means for textbook publishers whose profits rely on replacing old, worn-out textbooks with new ones," according to eSchoolnews.com.


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Upcoming edWeb.net Webinars

There are several upcoming edWeb.net webinars that you might be interesting in attending. Remember, if the webinar takes place at a time that does not work with your schedule, go ahead and register for it because it will be recorded and you can watch the archived sessions at your convenience.


Using Online and Mobile Apps to Target Bloom's Taxonomy: Bloom's Applying Level

Wednesday, November 28th 3PM ET LINK


How to Use the iPad's Unique Capabilities to Cultivate & Capture More Learning in Your Classroom -- Wednesday, January 9th 4 PM ET LINK


Using Tech Tools to Organize, Retrieve, and Share Your Thoughts

Tuesday, December 11th 4PM CT LINK


Reasoning and Sense Making in Context: Algebra Resources to Support Common Core Standards -- Wednesday, December 5th 4PM ET LINK


5 Myths About Learning: What Neuroscience Tells Us

Archived Recording LINK

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Mark Lowry Comedy Video!!

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