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Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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But I wanted to consider too why the stories we repeatedly tell about education and education technology were so fanciful – stories about impending disruptions and revolutions and robot teachers and brain zappers and so on. Khan Academy will revolutionize education.

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Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “What You Need to Know About Race-Conscious Admissions in 2017.” ” From the press release : “174 organisations worldwide call investors to cease support to American chain of schools Bridge International Academies.” ” Testing, Testing… From the Khan Academy blog : “ Khan Academy is the Official Practice Partner for AP.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via WaPo’s Valerie Strauss : “ Trump ’s rather weird meeting with the 2017 Teachers of the Year.” ” Gotta love a quote like this, from a story in Edsurge profiling McComb, Mississippi ’s Summit Elementary School: “We are learning how to mitigate between policy and trying to be as innovative as possible without breaking state laws.” It’s 2017, and Wired still promotes a narrative that “ hackers ” are all young men.

Adapting to the New Classroom

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Our elementary and middle schools utilize i-Ready diagnostics to form enrichment and intervention groups,” says Dr. Julia Lamons, assessment supervisor at Greene County Schools. The graduation rate rose dramatically, from 81 percent in 2011 to 91 percent in 2017. Khan Academy ?