Move over Gutenberg!

Book are great and I don’t mean to bash them here. However, I want to make the point that the newer generations aren’t reading anymore – they are watching more….

This has a significant impact on how students will learn. EnglishCentral realizes that and our approach IS video. Think of it this way – each video on EnglishCentral IS a book.  So move over Gutenberg, we don’t need the printing press any more!

It was difficult at the beginning for the book (see the very funny video below)  and so it is with video based learning. But it’s coming on in leaps and bounds.  Read this post on Extensive Watching which outlines how videos can indeed succeed as “books”.

On EnglishCentral though, you can have the best of both worlds! We have lots of book as videos. Check them out through this topic. Many leveled readers for your enjoyment. But I’ll say it again – move over Gutenberg!

Comments

  1. The vid is hilarious. Thanks, David!

    • Nina,

      Yes, this video always works when I do workshops. Used to show it for demonstrating the “concept of print” when teaching reading development but also show it when instructing about technology – to give the idea that it really isn’t “too” difficult. a classic!

  2. Dinhtranxin says:

    The vid is hilarious. Thanks, David! This my website Free Download

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