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Amazon Inspire’s relaunch

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Following a year of retooling, the Amazon Inspire digital library reopened in public Beta this week. Offering a familiar, filtered Amazon search/shopping interface, Inspire allows educators to discover, download, curate and share Open Educational Resources (OER). The FAQs page explains site policies, including content and copyright guidelines and notes: We take violations of laws and proprietary rights very seriously. Symbaloo on OER Resources.

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.” The NAACP endorses OER. It’s 2017, and Wired still promotes a narrative that “ hackers ” are all young men. Inside Higher Ed reports that “ Fannie Mae , the largest backer of mortgage credit in the country, has issued new guidelines allowing home owners to refinance their mortgage s to pay off their student loan debt.

State Leadership Working Towards Broadband Access for All

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Similarly, 28 states have policies and guidelines for external connections; 23 have them for internal wireless connections. Recent publications and projects include Navigating the Digital Shift, Digital Instructional Materials Acquisition Policies for States, OER Case Studies: Implementation in Action, The Broadband Imperative and From Data to Information.