SETDA is proud to release Out of Print: Reimagining the K-12 Textbook in a Digital Age at an event Monday, September 24, 2012, from 2:00-4:00pm EDT at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Out of Print highlights the sea change underway in the multi-billion dollar U.S. K-12 instructional materials market enabled by recent technology and intellectual property rights innovations. With a focus on the ultimate impact on student learning, the report provides examples of lessons learned from recent digital and open (OER) content initiatives by leading states and school districts and offers comprehensive recommendations for government, industry, and educators to ensure that the inevitable shift to digital instructional materials improves student achievement and engagement and efficiently uses scarce resources.
Speakers will be:
- Douglas Levin, Executive Director, SETDA,
- Geoffrey Fletcher, Deputy Executive Director, SETDA,
- Tiffany Hall, K-12 Literacy Coordinator, Teaching and Learning, Utah State Office of Education,
- Lan Neugent, Assistant Superintendent for Technology, Career, and Adult Education and Chief Information Officer, Virginia Department of Education,
- Tom Woodward, Assistant Director, Instructional Technology, Henrico County Schools, Virginia,
- Peter Zamora, Director of Federal Relations, Council of Chief State School Officers.
To register to attend the event in person or to view the webcast, please visit www.setda.org.
Questions about the event may be addressed to Tera Daniels, SETDA Director of Administration & Membership, at [email protected] or 410-757-3342.