From Static to Interactive and From Open to Free: Consequences Both Intended and Unintended

Iterating Toward Openness

So why did the Chilean math students who used Khan Academy do better than those who used either an open textbook or a traditionally copyrighted textbook? Why, then, did the Chilean math students who used Khan Academy do better than those who used an open textbook?

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8 Ed-tech organizations every teacher should know about

Neo LMS

Focus: EdTech Access and Advocacy. Focus: Digital Learning Advocacy and Research. The largest single challenge in this regard is access to internet, and FLE has developed an offline program called Kolibri, essentially an offline Khan academy.

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Coda on The Content Paradox (or Why We Should Celebrate Open Access to Art)

Improving Education Environments

I challenged the audience to recognize the history of the groups we sometimes chastise as guilty of openwashing, to consider their histories and spaces, to approach advocacy by encouraging these groups to further stretch their definitions of open rather than demanding they adhere to ours. Praise – It is beyond awesome that the Smithsonian is making efforts to provide access to their images. Promotion is access. Considering this kind of necessity is access.

Coda on The Content Paradox (or Why We Should Celebrate Open Access to Art)

Improving Education Environments

I challenged the audience to recognize the history of the groups we sometimes chastise as guilty of openwashing, to consider their histories and spaces, to approach advocacy by encouraging these groups to further stretch their definitions of open rather than demanding they adhere to ours. Praise – It is beyond awesome that the Smithsonian is making efforts to provide access to their images. Promotion is access. Considering this kind of necessity is access.

Seven Questions for Sandra Liu Huang, Chan Zuckerberg's New Head of Education

Edsurge

CZI aims to be a different type of philanthropy looking to integrate grantmaking, advocacy and technology to serve others. million in support to a Tennessee-based network of schools called Valor Collegiate Academies. Because, while we know that education remains our greatest lever for social and economic mobility, we still grapple with challenges of access and equity.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um, There are, of course, vast inequalities in access to technology — in school and at home and otherwise — and in how these technologies get used.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via NPR : “Months after the Obama administration advised school districts that transgender students should be given access to bathrooms based on their gender identity, a federal judge in Texas has blocked the guidance from going into effect – for now.” An attorney also entered guilty pleas for the pair’s Niles-based tutoring businesses, Brilliance Academy Inc. The charter: Innovative Arts Academy Charter School. Education Politics.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

Khan Academy will revolutionize education. Google’s motto , remember, is to “organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

It’s always fascinating to look at ed-tech companies’ job postings – this one is from Khan Academy. ” Spoiler alert: not enough access to data. A report from Education International : “Schooling the Poor Profitably: The Innovations and Deprivations of Bridge International Academies in Uganda.” iNACOL has released a report on advocacy for competency-based education. US Presidential Campaign Politics.