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Brent Johnson: My student’s views on learning and teaching

The CoolCatTeacher

FlexPath – only at Capella University – lets teachers work at their own pace to earn their MEd in a competency-based learning format. This subscription-based tuition model doesn’t limit the number of courses you can complete during each 12-week period, enrolling in up to two courses at once, for one flat tuition rate. Brent Johnson: My student’s views on learning and teaching. I’ve competed in district last fall. laughs) Definitely not.

Chinese Edtech Sees $1.86B in Q1 2019, Bucking Plummeting Venture Trend

Edsurge

Within the Chinese education sector, three sectors saw a concentration of investments: competency-based education; language learning; education “informazation.”. Source: JMDedu Investors put their money into 29 competency-based education companies—or almost a quarter of all the edtech investments—during the first quarter. secured a $15 million Series A round to further develop its STEM platform for preschool students.

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Why Flipped Learning Is Still Going Strong 10 Years Later

Edsurge

It became know as the flipped classroom—a modern, video-based version of a model pioneered by a handful of higher ed professors during the 1990s. Or maybe it stemmed from the fact that anyone could get the gist of the teaching idea in the time it takes to rattle off a sound bite. “It’s Perhaps also because as flipped learning has evolved, it has adopted much more of an open-ended definition. Now it’s just the expectation,” she says of flipped learning at her district.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

Without revenue the company will go away. Or the company will have to start charging for the software. Or it will raise a bunch of venture capital to support its “free” offering for a while, and then the company will get acquired and the product will go away. (It’s Boundless’s materials have been archived by David Wiley’s company Lumen Learning. The greatest trick the ed-tech devil ever played was convincing people that clicking was “active learning.”)