Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

The Hechinger Report

Even in kindergarten, teacher Pauline Hayden schedules brief conferences every few weeks with each of her 20 students. “We Overall, the rise of online learning — from MOOCs to Khan Academy — makes “blended” learning that combines computer and live instruction feel normal to students.

Learning Revolution Free Events - The Conference - Next Up #Reinvent14 - Appreciative Inquiry and AERO

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We want YOU to present at the Reinventing the Classroom conference on May 1st - all about the impact of ed tech on the classroom experience. If you''re going to ISTE or live in Atlanta, don''t miss ISTE Unplugged , our set of fun activities around the annual ISTE conference.

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10Q: Martin Weller - the battle for open

Learning with 'e's

This time, I''m very happy to interview two of the keynote speakers for the EDEN 2015 conference , which will be held in Barcelona. blogs, social media, learning objects, OERs, MOOCs, etc in this period. 5) What is your response to the criticism of MOOCs (e.g.

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Still, Watters runs deep #EDEN15

Learning with 'e's

Audrey Watters and Maarten de Laat Education writer and journalist Audrey Watters describes herself as a recovering academic, serial dropout and rabble rouser - her blog also carries the epithet 'trouble maker'.

Events + News - Library 2.0 Spring Summit - Free-Range Kids - Testing "Chaos" and Opting Out - Student Debt - Will College Survive?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

For a full calendar of all upcoming events and conferences, click here. Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual Conference: Tools, Skills & Competencies , October 20th The fifth annual global conversation about the future of libraries is scheduled for Tuesday, October 20th, 2015.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via The Atlantic : “Why Many College Dropouts Are Returning to School in North Carolina.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). There’s more MOOC news down in the “labor and management” section below. *Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. (Oh

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). There’s more MOOC news in the credential section below. Via Class Central : “Analysis of 450 MOOC -Based Microcredentials Reveals Many Options But Little Consistency.” The reports are starting to come back from those surveilled by ISTE at its conference last month. ” Via Chalkbeat : “Do suspensions lead to higher dropout rates and other academic problems?

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Big HR news about Coursera in the HR section below. Here’s the headline from Inside Higher Ed : “For-Credit MOOC: Best of Both Worlds at MIT ?” ” But if you look closer, it’s not a MOOC; it’s just an online class at MIT. Start Holding Weekly Data Conferences ,” says Edsurge. (National) Education Politics.

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Hack Education

” Via Buzzfeed : DREAMer “Daniela Vargas was detained by federal agents moments after leaving a news conference where she spoke about her fear of being deported.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Inside Higher Ed on online education at Simmons College. More on MOOC and online education research in the research section below. ” Via Campus Technology : “Students Who Comment More in MOOCs Have Higher Rates of Completion.”

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Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “ Betsy DeVos Criticizes Professors in Remarks to Conservative Conference.” ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Iowa City Press-Citizen : “ Iowa families foregoing classroom for virtual school.” Acumen “senior innovation associate” writes about +Acumen in Edsurge : “The Flip Side of Abysmal MOOC Completion Rates ? Education Politics.

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Hack Education

Via The New Republic : “Betsy DeVos is headlining Harvard’s Koch-backed conference on school choice – with no critics of school choice.” Meanwhile, the state has given initial approval for ECOT to become a “dropout school.” (National) Education Politics.