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I also think that digital age learning isn't only online textbooks, in fact
a creative curriculum design can do without them. Student Centered
Learning/Project Based Learning isn't about textbooks. So, the savings
would be even greater.

*Elizabeth McCarthy, MAT*
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On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 8:22 AM, Elizabeth McCarthy <
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> Ray, Thanks for sharing those details! I think it makes a good argument
> for shifting to digital age learning sooner than later.
>
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> On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 8:10 AM, Raymond Ballou <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
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>> Funny you ask, I had a vendor reference this to me yesterday.
>>
>> Vendor said that FCC was calling for no dead tree texts by 2017, haven't
>> gotten that far into the document to find that yet.
>>
>> But more on point to what you were asking Elizabeth.
>>
>>
>> http://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-chairman-and-ed-sec-discuss-digital-textbooks-edtech-leaders
>>
>> "A traditional learning environment, including traditional textbooks,
>> paper, technology and connectivity, costs an
>> estimated $3,871 per student per year;
>> ·
>> Based on a conservative evaluation, a new learning environment today,
>> including digital learning content, devices,
>> technology and connectivity, costs an estimated $3,621 per student per
>> year.
>> ·
>> Based on a conservative evaluation, a new learning environment in three
>> years, including digital learning content,
>> devices, technology and connectivity, costs an estimated $3,811 per
>> student per year."
>>
>>
>> R
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>> On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 8:03 AM, Elizabeth McCarthy <
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>>> would be interesting to see a cost comparison between going paperless
>>> with a 1:1 Chromebook program and continued use of printing. I wonder how
>>> much we are holding back the transformation to digital age learning by
>>> supporting/enabling the paper pedagogy.
>>>
>>> *Elizabeth McCarthy, MAT*
>>> * Digital Learning SpecialistGoogle Education Trainer*
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>>>
>>> On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 7:40 AM, Richard Mallon <[log in to unmask]>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> St Johnsbury School has moved/is moving to a mix of copiers in the
>>>> workrooms and smaller laser printers in the classroom. The key is helping
>>>> teachers understand the copiers are much cheaper for the majority f their
>>>> work, and the classroom lasers are there for convenience in the middle of a
>>>> class. The lease on new color copiers is less than the old b&w lease. -
>>>> RickM
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 1:10 PM, Steve Ligett <[log in to unmask]>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi - I'm looking at my supplies budget for next year. Yikes. It's
>>>>> large, and it's largely toner for laser printers. (Paper is in another
>>>>> budget.) Ok, we need to reduce printing. But I also want to reduce the
>>>>> price per page. We're using 3rd party toner for all but one of our
>>>>> printers. I could go to self-refill to trim that cost. Anyone doing that?
>>>>>
>>>>> Or I could try inkjet. HP has inkjets with "page-wide" heads that they
>>>>> say are fast, as good as laser, and less expensive per page. Anyone using
>>>>> those?
>>>>>
>>>>> How are you reducing your supplies costs?
>>>>>
>>>>> thanks,
>>>>> steve
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