The Textbook is Dead - Long Live the Teachers!
Event Type: Sessions Category: Panel Discussion
Theme: Shared & Open Resources
Tuesday, March 4
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400/402
500 East 4th Street
Over the past five years, teachers sharing lesson plans online has gone from being a niche activity to a fundamental part of the routine of educators across the world. The disruptive effect upon the way lessons are being taught cannot be overestimated – textbooks are now only used in a third of lessons in the US. Some teachers are having their resources downloaded millions of times across the globe. But who are these unsung heroes, sharing tried-and-tested ideas with the world?