Anoka-Hennepin teachers write their own online textbook, save district $175,000



By Chris Williams, AP/MPR News

“Minneapolis (AP) — The new textbooks in Michael Engelhaupt’s statistics class at Blaine High School are kind of cheap and won’t last long, but he doesn’t mind. After all, he wrote them.

Instead of mass-produced textbooks, the more than 3,100 sophomores in the state’s largest district are learning from an online curriculum developed by their teachers over the summer with free software distributed over the web.”

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  • BenL

    It would be interesting if they further developed an interactive website, along with crowd-sourcing the content of the book to link to specific examples on said website.

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    To save as well as protect the copy right issues this method of applying own things in the internet worth in every possible way. There are thousands of kids and students who don’t have idea along with prescribed issues where they will get the textbook for the school. In that case this is very much proper and precise in terms of guiding the students the right book.