Will textbooks ever be eliminated from classrooms?

More teachers in and around Nashville, Tenn., are finding innovative ways to teach without traditional textbooks. They are using e-books, designing curricula that can be downloaded to smartphones and incorporating digital videos into lessons. One high-school math teacher, Nicole Burgess, says she uses a site called SchoolTube to share videos of her teaching with others. However, Burgess believes there will always be a place for traditional textbooks in the classroom.

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