Utah is developing free, online textbooks for students

02/2/2012 | Salt Lake Tribune (Utah), The

Education officials in Utah say they are developing online, open-source textbooks in math, language arts and science, which would be available for free to junior high-school and high-school students. The online texts, some of which could be available by next fall, are to include videos and other interactive features. "Rather than just reading a flat text, kids get to experience learning with multiple media in the book itself," said Sydnee Dickson, teaching and learning director at the State Office of Education.

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