Teachers, students, and parents expect digital media to advance educational material rather than simply embellish it.
Good news! Educational publishing is making excellent progress. To gain more insight into the current state of digital educational media, DBW connected with Ira Wolfman, president and chief consultant at POE Communications: Educational Content Development and Print-to-Digital Transformation.
Wolfman explains why it’s crucial to combine “multimedia with content in ways that really enhance the learning,” and he tells DBW which app turns an “appealing children’s magazine into a frequently refreshed, playful multimedia experience.”
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Via: Digital Book World