What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

The Hechinger Report

The exercise was part of “Civic Online Reasoning,” a series of news-literacy lessons being developed by Stanford researchers and piloted by teachers at a few dozen schools. The Stanford initiative launched in 2015, joining a handful of recent efforts to help students contend with misinformation and fake news online—a problem as old as dial-up modems, but now supercharged by social media and partisan news bubbles. Sign up for our newsletter to get a weekly update on blended learning.

Nostalgia will NOT get my PhD finished….but it is a nice diversion

Learning Confluence

Wikispaces is topical right now given the announcement to close – I am still wondering how I can archive 200+ wikis before July… BTW – there is a dead link in the post, the Flat Classroom 2007 wiki is here – [link]. Also, a couple of images are dead – in my excitement I posted images of the top of the cake which was spectacular – BUT the pics had faces of some girls in my class – and they asked me not to post them online (of course!).

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2012, Pearson, Cengage Learning, and Macmillan Higher Education sued Boundless Learning, claiming that the open education textbook startup had “stolen the creative expression of their authors and editors, violating their intellectual-property rights.” Online Grade Portals.