Imagine reading a social studies textbook and suddenly listening to and watching President Kennedy delivering his speech about the Cuban Missile Crisis or being sent by a math teacher to a link for a problem with the teacher's notes attached. This school will even have a web site at which students will be able to submit essays to be graded for grammar and sentence structure as well as for repeating ideas. This site will even suggest re-writes. A student can even have novels and plays read to him or her.
Do YOU want this for your school? Will it improve how you are doing? Do YOU think it will better prepare you for your working life? Do you see any disadvantages to replacing textbooks or is it a win-win situation? Let us know what you think. Click on "Comments" above and put down your ideas. Explain whether you would look forward to these changes in the high school of the future. It looks as if the future isn't that far away.