A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. In the November 2016 Executive Summary , the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations. That was certainly the case in our experience.

EdTech Acronyms Explained

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CMS – Content Management System (a tool to build websites and apps). MOOC – Massively Open Online Course (an online course which has video lectures, problem solving activities, texts and an online community of fellow learners). The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators. In fact, this list will be up to date for a few hours and then more acronyms and terms will come along!

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A Visual Cheat Sheet For Education Technology

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The following infographic/cheat sheet from @goboundless outlines some of the larger scale (eLearning) or controversial (MOOC) movements, as well as those on the rise (1:1, personalized learning), and providing working definitions for each. Massive Online Open Courses (MOOC). Course Management Systems (CMS). A Visual Cheat Sheet For Education Technology. by TeachThought Staff.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Class Central : “ XuetangX : A Look at China’s First and Biggest MOOC Platform.” Edlio , which makes an education-focused CMS, has raised $40 million from L Squared Capital Partners. Presidential Campaign Politics. There was a Presidential debate this week. Thankfully, it was the last one. There’s also a global wine shortage, and I’m like, no s**t.