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A Non-Profit Organization


Problem 1

Pimp My Lunch: Zits Cartoon Series by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman [Copyright 2005]


Problem 2


Problem 3

Source wikipedia


Problem 3

Source wikipedia

Little Pluto ď Œ


Problem 4 Publisher’s Cost/Income 65.1

college store numbers are averages & reflect the most current 2004-2005 data gathered by the national Association of College Stores. Publisher numbers are estimates based on data provided by the Association of American Publishers. 2006 by the National Association Of College Stores

Store Operations 22.2

Freight Expenses

Authors Income

1

11.4


Textbooks 2.0


What if


Leverage Collaboration like Wikipedia?

Different levels of content


Leverage Collaboration like Wikipedia?

Alternative explanations


Have Local Language Interpretations?


… but all content is “qualified” & rated


Personalize Content?

An “A” student gets: x3 – 729 = 0 While a “D” student gets: x3 – 8 = 0


Filter to meet local standards?

‌ but both students meet the benchmark requirements for Cubic Algebraic Equations


Compiled to teachers needs?

‌ tailored to the level/interests of each student


‌ Print-on-Demand ‌ cheaper and customized book for each classroom or each student


Allow teachers less work, more freedom, Help in customizing content


Textbooks 2.0 Collaborate

Customize

Rate & Recommend

Print

Share


Textbooks 2.0

YES we can!


“CK-12 Vision”

create a collaborative online environment that produces free and open educational content

aligned with curriculum guidelines, that can be customized for each student’s needs and learning styles


Our Goals

Quality Flexbooks

Share content / best practices

Empower Teachers

Re-allocate Resources


CK-12 Design

Technology

Content

• Wiki-type Collaboration

• Sourced

• Email-like Simplicity

• Donated

• XML-based Extensibility

• Harvested


CK12 Assembler Browse & Assemble

FlexBrowser

FlexCompiler Seed 15+ STEM Textbooks + Donated Books

Endorser

Adapt

Technology Beta Released

50 Endorsers & Reviewers

FlexEditor

FlexPublisher

Author & Edit Opening To Community

Publish


Thank You

CK-12 Foundation email : info@ck12.org | www.ck12.org

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