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B.C. to lead Canada in offering students free, open textbooks | BC Newsroom

B.C. to lead Canada in offering students free, open textbooks | BC Newsroom | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it
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British Columbia is set to become the first province in Canada to offer students free online, open textbooks for the 40 most popular post-secondary courses.Up to 200,000 B.C. students each year could benefit from this move under B.C.'s Families First Agenda, saving each student hundreds of dollars a year or more on textbooks - money that can go toward other learning supplies or living expenses.

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B.C. Politics - The Globe and Mail B.C. education plan to personalize learning

B.C. Politics - The Globe and Mail B.C. education plan to personalize learning | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

"B.C. students will be encouraged to bring their own smart phones and digital tablets to class to keep them tech-savvy as part of a new education plan announced Friday.

Education Minister George Abbott said the new program will transform a system of learning that is still rooted in a previous century. He promised to establish personalized learning plans for every student and more choices for parents about “what, how, when and where their child learns.”

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The Tyee – Schools of the Future, Today British Columbia Schools

The Tyee – Schools of the Future, Today British Columbia Schools | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

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