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Jeff Bezos posted a note on Twitter, outlining his plans to launch a $2 billion fund to build a chain of preschools and to support organizations that work with homeless families. Edsurge on a new report from Common Sense Media : “ Teens Know Social Media Is Manipulative. “ College students predicted to fall by more than 15% after the year 2025 ,” says The Hechinger Report.


Education Technology and the History of the Future of Credentialing

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” The University of Northern New Jersey had a website – one with a.edu domain, to boot – as well as several active social media profiles. There was a regularly updated Facebook page, a Twitter account, as well as a LinkedIn profile for its supposed president. The foundation says it’s committed to boosting the number of Americans who have some “quality postsecondary credential” to 60% by 2025.

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

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My work as a thinker and writer about tech and ed-tech – and one explicitly committed to social justice – has been profoundly affected by Seymour. ” The technology revolution has delivered Google searches, Facebook friends, iPhone apps, Twitter rants and shopping for almost anything on Amazon, all in the past decade and a half. “Will this new ‘socially assistive robot’ from MIT Media Lab (or its progeny) replace teachers?”