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What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

The Hechinger Report

Can middle-school students spot “native advertising” (ads masquerading as articles) on a crowded news website? The Center has run a course for undergraduates since 2007 and has since expanded into secondary schools by hosting summer teacher-training workshops and making course materials available online through its Digital Resource Center. Northport, N.Y.,

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” The race for the California State Superintendent is still undecided – at least as I type up this article, it is. ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Meet the New Mega-University.” More robot news up in the MOOC section above.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via The New York Times : “Meet Zora, the Robot Caregiver.” I don’t subscribe, so I can’t see if the article actually explains how flawed the idea of “reading levels” actually are.

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Education Technology and the History of the Future of Credentialing

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” With all the charges of fraud and deceptive marketing levied against post-secondary institutions this year – from the University of Northern New Jersey too ITT, from Trump University to DevSchool – we might ask if, indeed, this is the way it works. What are promises that – legally – post-secondary institutions can or must make? Education degrees have long been viewed as an inferior degree issued by less prestigious post-secondary institutions.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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” I’ve looked at how for-profit colleges , MOOCs , and learn-to-code companies have tapped into these narratives in order to justify their products and services. These have all been separate articles in each series. I’ve already made references to for-profit higher education in the second and third articles in this year-end series – on the “ innovation gospel ” and on the business of student loans.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Here’s The Chronicle headline from then : “Professor Leaves a MOOC in Mid-Course in Dispute Over Teaching.”) ”) Great reporting this week from Steve Kolowich on the UC Irvine professor’s run-in with the MOOC machine: “After the Gold Rush: MOOCs, money, and the education of Richard McKenzie.” Education Politics.

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Via WaPo’s Valerie Strauss : “ Trump ’s rather weird meeting with the 2017 Teachers of the Year.” ” asks WaPo’s Valerie Strauss, before reprinting an article by UVA professor Dan Willingham.). Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Online education pioneer Tony Bates asks “ What is online learning ?” Education Politics.

Education Technology and Data Insecurity

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I’ll look more closely at discrimination by design – in software and in algorithms – in the final article in this series.) As a set of policies, accountability was instantiated in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, reauthorized as the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2002, and reinforced by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015. ” (More on this in the next article in this series.)

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um, Writing in the Columbia Journalism Review , Anya Kamenetez described articles about tech-free rich kids as “howling missed opportunities. MOOCs are, no surprise, their own entry on this long list of awfulness.