In chapter 34 Matt writes, "The motivation to ditch that textbook isn't only -- or even mostly -- driven by a desire to go paperless or create technology-powered lessons; it's about purpose. What do you want to do with the powerful platform you've been given?" Why do you want to "ditch that textbook"? What do you want to be known for as a teacher? What do you want your students to be known for and/or to know at the end of the year? Is there another idea from this reading that you want to discuss?
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