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Can teaching textbooks be replaced by online resources?
K12 teachers should replace textbooks with projects and teacher-selected online resources.
Online resources are more current.
Textbooks eat up a large portion of school budgets; online resources can be cheaper.
Many students simply do not do the reading. There are myriad online resources for educators to incorporate into the learning.
Online resources can open the door to world-wide view, rather than a certain outlook on topics.
Projects and multiple forms of (re)sources more closely resemble the real world students will enter as adults.
It's demand of time to covert all textbooks to virtual formate beside needs good care of virtual system
Online resources are what students will encounter outside of the classroom.
Projects develop social skills because of student collaboration. Textbooks focus on private learning.
Textbooks are less prone to contain mistakes.
Textbooks standardize the learning received by each student. That is, all K12 students will be trained on a standard syllabus instead of what each teacher deems necessary.
Textbooks are an efficient and organized information resource.
Screens are omnipresent in the modern life, and focusing on reading screens causes more fatigue for the human brain than focusing on reading paper books. Children should read textbooks in order to not overwhelm their brains.
Textbooks are prepared by subject matter experts.
Textbooks save teachers
a great amount of time
Textbooks are prepared at an appropriate reading level for learners.
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