The modern state of e-learning resembles the days when people used to horsedrawn carriages are trying to grasp this new thing called an automobile and their design is very much anchored in the familiar.

classic electric car

Online learning faces similar hurdles, with Coursera, EdX and other education providers still essentially using the same format that we’re used to having in traditional institutions but modifying it for the online environment.

But what if it can be something completely different? What if the entire learning can be recreated from the ground up to take advantage of the magical devices that many of us can afford to own?

Behold, Mathigon , dubbed the textbook of the future.

Exciting times!