“After Apple’s big education presentation yesterday, McGraw-Hill CEO Terry McGraw chatted with a gaggle of reporters, and explained things like the logic behind $15 digital textbooks,” Peter Kafka reports for AllThingsD.
” I’m particularly struck by his homage to Steve Jobs, and about his insistence that traditional textbook publishers can move into the digital era without losing control of their industry,” Kafka reports. “Terry McGraw [said], ‘Sitting and listening to all of this, I wish Steve Jobs was here. I was with him in June this past year, and we were talking about some of the benchmarks, and some of the things that we were trying to do together. He should be here. He probably is [gesturing up and around]. This was his vision, this was his idea, and it all had to do with the iPad… Steve Jobs and Apple, have done more, in terms of creating this personalized learning platform than anyone.'”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]