A snapshot of today’s educational e-book market, and where influencers think it is heading.
“Classroom teachers are using lots of digital content even if they haven’t moved into e-books yet,”
school budgets have been notoriously tight, and, these days, as one educator put it, “school library money is just drying up.”
“Districts and school IT people are now more informed,” says Williams at Arbordale. “We see very different questions being asked, and that’s a big change from a year or two ago. Tech specialists are really getting involved with purchases now, when teachers, librarians, and reading specialists used to drive it. And now I know a lot more about tablets!”