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Textbooks Going Digital

Apple believes it's on the verge of revolutionizing the way your children learn...and their teachers teach. The company has announced it's just struck a deal with three of the biggest textbook publishers in the US to transfer those books into interactive e-books.
And that COULD mean children will be carrying a simple iPad to school, instead of a knapsack full of textbooks. But here in Canada, that revolution could be a long way off, according to Greg Nordal, the president and CEO of Nelson Education, the country's largest textbook publisher. Listen audio (runs 6:08)

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