Some Calif. schools are embracing digital textbooks

02/28/2012 | San Diego Union-Tribune

Many schools in the San Diego area are embracing a move toward digital resources and textbooks in the classroom. In San Diego schools, where officials plan to purchase about 20,000 iPad tablet computers for students, some educators are eager to create their own digital textbooks using Apple's new software. "You have somebody who no longer needs to be an expert in programming being able to assemble content in a rich multimedia experience for kids and organize it in a way that a teacher would," said Darryl LaGace, the district's chief information and technology official.

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