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13 Ways Education Could Change In The Next 13 Years

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Modern learners must consume, evaluate, and integrate constantly changing data in highly-dynamic and visible contexts. Which means the codex of academic standards that drive public schools today must change in quantity, scale, and function—or fall into the background completely.

Change The Conversation–It’s Not About The Thinking

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Content-based academic standards. Use of data. Mobile learning. Social media in the classroom. As an academic or intellectual exercise. It’s Not About The Thinking. by Terry Heick.

7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

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These aren’t single tools to “try,” but news ways to think about how learners access media, how educators define success, and what the roles of immense digital communities should be in popularizing new learning models. Shift From Standards To Habits.

The Real Problem With Multiple-Choice Questions

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This is a tone that is becoming increasingly important in the 21st century as access to information increases, as the updating of information happens more naturally, and as blended and mobile learning environments become more common. The Real Problem With Multiple-Choice Questions.

Why the Boldest Ideas in Education Come From Underrepresented Entrepreneurs


Hosted at the Kapor Center for Social Impact in Oakland, Calif., a dozen entrepreneurs from Camelback’s third fellowship shared ambitious social ventures to support literacy, speech therapy, incarcerated youth, Black male educators, restorative justice programs and media content that feature underrepresented groups in a positive light. This was an energetic cohort, laser-focused on equity, social justice and what it means to support students holistically,” Walker adds.

The End of the Promise of Personalized Learning?

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Publisher’s seeking to sell new applications teaching math of any kind should be allowed to advertise in a student’s social feed based on an anonymized profile showing student(s) getting low grades or indicating they are struggling with math. Texas State academic standards, for example, are different than all other States so those lesson products showing in search should be biased by geo-location (optional, obviously, and could be statewide or region rather than pinpoint geolocation.)