Will THIS tale end happily? Only you, fellow edubloggers, can decide that. Please post this on your blog.

This post originally posted at Tim Holt’s blog, Unintended Consequences. I steal it with impunity and his permission (grin). What a good sport he was when Janice Schlottmann and I appealed to his techie expertise as Tim waited for a Skype call from a Superintendent that never seemed to arrive.

The following is Tim Holt’s post….

What happens when a teacher comes up against a textbook company and it’s intellectual property protection clause? In this case, the teacher is left with little help from their education “partner” and is left to fend for herself. A three-way conversation between first grade teacher Janice Sloatman, Miguel Guhlin, and Tim Holt on an interesting dilemma.

Listen and think about what would you do?

Here is the Houghton Mifflin Education PLace Permissions address: Houghton Mifflin Company

ATTN: School Rights &

Permissions Department

222 Berkeley Street

Boston, MA 02116-3764




  1. (617)351-3546

Permissions Website:


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