The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education

1. Education chief: “Over the next few years, textbooks should be obsolete.” (AP)

2. Is Big Brother invading the classroom? (Salon)

3. Op-ed: It’s time to hit the ‘off’ button in the digital classroom (Toronto Star)

4. Do students behave better in a digital learning environment? (MLive)

5. Harvard professor’s YouTube lectures upgraded on iPad (Bloomberg)