More on the Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

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My recent post about the cost trap and inclusive access prompted responses by Jim Groom and Stephen Downes. For example, in 2015 I wrote that “My ultimate goal is this: I want to (1) radically improve the quality of education as judged by learners, and (2) radically improve access to education. Ask a publisher why inclusive access is good for students and the list of reasons they will provide sounds like it came straight off a 2013 OER advocacy slide.

Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?

The Hechinger Report

Luckily for Nyakora — and the patient, Operation’s “Cavity Sam” —the surgery is only a game, part of a stress-management workshop for freshmen and sophomores in a program for underrepresented students here at Minnesota State University, Mankato. According to the American Institutes of Research, Minnesota spent $130 million between 2003 and 2008 just on educating students who dropped out in their first year.

How to build an engineer: Start young

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Since 2003, more than 15 million 6- to 11- year-olds at thousands of schools across the country have been taught how to think like engineers using the curriculum. Independent workshops at the museum can cost as little as $450.

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Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

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Workshop and other in-service events are magnified by collaborative, shared-experiences. Yet, the wealth of knowledge and experience that can be accessed through well structured professional development and collaboration opportunities. 2003). Accessed 18 Apr.

Technology Training.In Pictures

The Web20Classroom

The site contains tutorials for all major Microsoft Office Products like Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point and Access, both the 2003 version and the 2007 version. I have already had several of my teachers tell me that they learned more going through the tutorials on this site then in any previous workshops they had. I love my job, but sometimes it can be frustrating trying to meet the needs of all the teachers and staff members in my district.

Webinar Tomorrow + Additional Speakers - "Responding to an Active Shooter in the Library"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

COST: $99 - includes participating live (not required), lifetime access to the recording, access to attendee discussion forum, and a certificate of attendance. I graduated from Marshall County High School in 1996 and Murray State University in 2003.

Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The pivotal moment of his career happened when he was teaching at Hannam University in South Korea in 2003 surrounded by the papers of 275 writing students and wondering if he had them all.

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The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

Edsurge

million (Seed) 2016 TAL Education Wonder Workshop $20 million (B) 2016 Sinovation Ventures, WI Harper Group Source: EdSurge, Crunchbase Where Business Booms. TAL Education Group , which began as a solo tutoring operation in 2003 and has since grown into a publicly-traded empire, boasting $620 million in revenue in 2015 from a network of over 300 brick-and-mortar tutoring centers. Wonder Workshop , which develops robot toys that teach kids how to code.

Needing students, Appalachian colleges reach out to fast-growing Hispanic population

The Hechinger Report

The proportion of students in kindergarten through 12 th grade nationwide that is Hispanic has increased to 25 percent from 19 percent since 2003, while the black, non-Hispanic population has dropped to 16 percent, and the white, non-Hispanic population, to 50 percent from 59 percent.

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Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

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WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices.

Final Schedule - Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices.

The number of grandparents raising grandchildren is up, thanks in part to the opioid epidemic

The Hechinger Report

In order to serve this hidden population, the Senior Services Department in Clayton County, Georgia — where Eschman has raised her grandchildren — started the Kinship Care Program in 2003. Paula Banks, 77, has raised her 9-year-old great-granddaughter AriAnna since birth.

Register Now for the Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices.

Hack Education Weekly News

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This group of older borrowers collectively hold $247 billion in student debt, an amount that has roughly tripled since 2003.” “More on the Cost Trap and Inclusive Access” by David Wiley. “If We Talked About the Internet Like We Talk About OER: The Cost Trap and Inclusive Access” by David Wiley. The workshop space for “makers” had raised $4.7 (National) Education Politics.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for connecting classrooms while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity and educational access for all. Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ).