“I don’t believe that charters and vouchers are the threat to schools in Orange County,” ... said [William M. Habermehl, superintendent of the 500,000-student Orange County schools]. “What’s a threat is the digital world — that someone’s going to put together brilliant $200 courses in French, in geometry by the best teachers in the world.”I'll bet we can come up with a few "brilliant" online courses in French—and probably for a lot less than $200.
Monday, August 10, 2009
"In a Digital Future, Textbooks Are History"
According to this article, it looks like some of the brick-and-mortar educators out there are finally starting to get the picture on where education is going: