Are Textbooks Obsolete?

I hope, my students will continue reading books.
I have been teaching with technology for a long time, but books are still important.

From Under the Teacher's Desk

The textbook has long been at the heart of the classroom. It is the giver of knowledge, a place for students to go to find all the information they need and a guide for teachers developing curriculum. Yet the golden age of the textbook may be drawing to a quick end. Changes in what is considered best teaching practices as well as the rapid development of educational technology seem to have rendered the textbook obsolete. Is this the end of textbooks?

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2 thoughts on “Are Textbooks Obsolete?

  1. Normally the validity and authenticity of especially a textbook can be assured which is not quite the case with information derived from the web.
    And there is nothing quite like the feel of a book on a lazy summers day relaxing on the patio.


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