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Textbooks In The Digital World

By Kui Xie and Nicole Luthy/The Conversation

For decades, textbooks were seen as the foundation for instruction in American schools. These discipline-specific tomes were a fundamental part of the educational infrastructure, assigned to students for each subject and carried in heavy backpacks every day - from home to school and back again.

The experience of students is much different today.

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Posted on June 28, 2017

History Club

A People's History Of Thanksgiving

Where Is The Gold?
With fifty men we could subjugate them all and make them do whatever we want.
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Posted on November 28, 2013
Chicago Blog Review

Chicago Blog Review: Fruit Slinger

A welcome blast of summer-friendly food porn on a daily basis.
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Posted on August 6, 2009

Textbooks In The Digital World

By Kui Xie and Nicole Luthy/The Conversation
The proliferation of technology tools and resources has transformed the learning landscape. The shift from print to digital has given students and teachers access to content that exceeds the quantity and quality of a traditional textbook. With these advances come more engaging and exciting ways for students (and teachers) to learn.

Posted on June 28, 2017

The Fresh Air Fund's Complicated Racial Record

By Tobin Miller Shearer/The Conversation
Not only did Chicagoan Janice Batts have to deal with feeling like she was at a "slave auction" when the white Iowan hosts came to pick up the tag-wearing African-American children in the 1960s and 1970s, her host siblings would ask questions like "Why is your nose so wide? Do you sunburn? Why is your hair curly?" She experienced severe trauma as well; a host father sexually abused her over the course of two consecutive summers.

Posted on June 26, 2017

The Blood Of Emmett Till

She lied.

Posted on June 13, 2017

CAKE 2017

'You were very good!
Jesus Christ! Chuck Berry AND Sun Ra versus Marty McFly?! Sign me up.

Posted on June 12, 2017

Books First! Chicago

By Rose Phillips Online/via YouTube
Connecting children through sharing a love of reading and putting a library in every under-served Chicago public school that doesn't have one of their own.

Posted on June 9, 2017

Civil War Pharmacy

By SIU Press
A thorough account of the modern U.S. pharmaceutical industry's explosive inception.

Posted on June 7, 2017

MUSIC - The BeachFest 2017 Playlist.
TV - FCC To Screw Rural America.
POLITICS - GOP Apostate: Why I'm Not A Democrat.
SPORTS - World Cup Concussion Fail.

BOOKS - Textbooks In The Digital World.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - South Side Teens At Film Festival.

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