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Wednesday, April 23rd at 7pm ISTE - ISTE Standards and the Common Core Integration in Action , Are you daunted by the prospect of implementing the Common Core State Standards? The Common Core opens the door for innovative teaching techniques to ensure students are college and career ready. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 22nd The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn.and change.

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” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.” Via Campus Technology : “Digital credentials company Credly is adopting the Credential Transparency Description Language (CTDL), a common markup language designed to improve discoverability of certifications, badges and other verified achievements. MOOCs are out. Performance on PISA Decline Because of Common Core?

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“Trump Taps Common-Core Foe Mick Zais for No. Via ProPublica : “ For-Profit Schools Get State Dollars For Dropouts Who Rarely Drop In.” In the future, you might want to look for most MOOC-related news in the “business of job training” section below. (National) Education Politics. Ivanka Trump with an op-ed in The New York Post : “Why we need to start teaching tech in Kindergarten.”

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Following up on ProPublica reporting , “ Florida to Examine Whether Alternative Charter Schools Underreport Dropouts.” ” Via The Washington Post : “ School offers ‘incentives’ to get kids to take Common Core standardized test.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” An op-ed in Forbes by University Ventures’ Ryan Craig : “Make Online Education Great (For The First Time).”