DfE has 'questions' to answer over maths textbook scheme

Colin Hughes, chair of the Publishers Association's Education Publishers Council, has called into question the Department for Education's (DfE) method of evaluating textbooks for its South Asian maths teaching programme, after just one textbook was approved for the scheme. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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'Concern' after DfE approves just one Asian-style maths textbook

Textbooks tailor-made for the Department of Education's (DfE) £41m "Chinese-style" maths programme are not making the grade, the DfE has confirmed, with only one textbook approved for use.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hodder Education removes textbook over question about Native Americans

Hodder Education has withdrawn a textbook questioning if the treatment of Native Americans has been exaggerated, following complaints.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lit Hub Asks: 5 Authors, 7 Questions, No Wrong Answers

The Lit Hub Author Questionnaire is a monthly interview featuring seven questions for five authors with new books. This month we talk to: * Danielle Evans (The Office of Historical Corrections)  Éireann Lorsung (The Century) Christa Parravani (Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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‘Love After Love’ reminds readers why we go to books in search of answers to life’s great questions

Ingrid Persaud’s Trinidad-set debut is a memorable, moving account of wounded people who come together to create an alternative family. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Oliver Jeffers answers readers pressing questions

Oliver Jeffers, children's author and illustrator answered readers questions, submitted via Twitter.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Is J.K. Rowling transphobic? Who is Maya Forstater? Your questions about the U.K. scandal answered

Gender policy is splitting the U.K. in two this week. Across the pond, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is being crucified online, blasted as “transphobic” and a “TERF,” after she tweeted the hashtag #IStandWithMaya. Who is Maya? What’s a TERF? We have answers.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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A new book for those who don’t want millions, but an answer to their questions

A.C. Grayling’s “The History of Philosophy” delves into the thinkers who explored who we are and what it all means. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Lily Allen correctly answers the question “Which book do you wish you’d written?”

Lily Allen, who once wrote a song about what a loser her brother Theon Greyjoy was, took The Guardian‘s “Books That Made Me” questionnaire, and landed on the objectively correct answer to the question of which book she wishes she’d written: “All of the Harry Potter books, for obvious reasons.” I... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Milner answers football fans' questions in Quercus acquisition

Quercus has signed a book by Liverpool and England footballer James Milner, promising to answer all his fans’ questions about what goes on in a professional player’s life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New Books Seek to Answer Questions of Death and the Afterlife

From accounts of near-death expriences to ways of talking to kids about death, a wave of new books offer for the dying, the grieving, and the questioning. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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7 Key Questions that Will Be Answered at the The Markets: Global Publishing Summit

The Markets Global Publishing Summit at the Frankfurt Book Fair is a platform where publishers can do business with international experts from seven markets. The post 7 Key Questions that Will Be Answered at the The Markets: Global Publishing Summit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Facebook 'Filter Bubble' Study Raises More Questions Than It Answers

Facebook has been criticized for some time for its role in creating a “filter bubble” among its users, a term that comes from a book of the same name by Eli Pariser (who went on to help create viral-content site Upworthy). Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Shanghai Maths textbooks from Collins

Collins Learning will publish a new a series of maths textbooks for use in UK schools, Shanghai Maths, based on the system used in China. Last autumn, schools minister Nick Gibb controversially criticised UK education publishers for their textbook offer and urged them to emulate the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Review: What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

Here is a book review of Randall Munroe's What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Questions. Overall, a great book. I recommend it. The post Book Review: What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

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Faber to answer the Big Questions

Faber has acquired at title attempting to answer life's awkward questions, Big Questions from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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E-Textbooks Should Be Free-Textbooks

The rules of the game dictate that any effort to move into America’s large and lucrative education publishing industry must be swaddled in pieties, and the electronic textbook initiative announced by Apple last week was no exception. Apple, which is normally willing to state that customers will... Continue reading at Slate

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College textbook maker Pearson eyes NFTs to claim a cut of second-hand sales

NFT advocates often tout the technology's ability to grant the creator a cut of second-hand sales as one of its major attributes. Artists can earn from one of their digital creations years after first selling it. Others are looking at NFTs to earn a buck from the secondary market too, including... Continue reading at Engadget

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Pearson plans to sell its textbooks as NFTs

Educational publisher’s move into non-fungible tokens is intended to claw back some of the income lost to secondhand salesTextbook publisher Pearson plans to profit from secondhand sales by turning its titles into non-fungible tokens (NFTs), its chief executive has said.Educational books are... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Reader does this question need a comma? A new book offers grammar help.

Roving grammarian Ellen Jovin helps settle questions about commas, split infinitives and more in “Rebel With a Clause” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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