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D2L EMERALD RELEASE ( www.D2L.com ) D2L launches its Emerald Release — the newest version of its Brightspace LMS — which provides a social, mobile-friendly teaching and learning experience for people around the world. published a new report which addresses latest trends in EdTech in the U.S.

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” The Autistic Self Advocacy Network issued a statement on the nomination of Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General. The test in question: The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study ( TIMSS ) which is administered to students around the world. ” Also via Techcrunch : “ Primo Toys rolls out Cubetto, a wooden robot that teaches kids to code.” ” Edutechnica is giving away data about LMS usage for Australia, Canada, and the UK.

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I’m also curious how this news – again, I’m not sure two closures are really a “trend” – will affect student loan startups. It’s building this little web that turns the user into a mostly passive consumer of mostly western corporate content,” says Ellery Biddle, Global Voices’ advocacy director. Via Campus Technology : “2017 Ed Tech Trends: The Halfway Point.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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Via The Hechinger Report : “ Virtual charter schools need ‘bold action’ for change, says national charter school advocacy group.” From Phil Hill : “Update on UC Davis LMS Fiasco: Finishing the term with two partial systems.” ” e-Literate also posted a student’s take on the school’s LMS outage. ” Via the Hechinger Report : “Can a wall-climbing robot teach your kid to code?” Education Politics.