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Are printed textbooks obsolete?

Are there good reasons to keep them around or is it necessary to get involved with digital environments? A TED conversation.

What are the pros and cons of paper vs. digital resources for learning? Assuming equal access to computers, is digital necessarily better? Will we be losing anything if we give up the hard copies? Should schools (and textbook companies) focus their resources on creating and using rich digital environments that support 21st century learning?

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