This summer’s ultimate ed tech professional development guide


Coursera – Among the many courses offered this summer is How to Teach Us , which examines learning through the lens of High Tech High students. Turn Your Elementary School into a STEM School! It’s officially summer.

Notes from Leadership for the Digital Age with Alan November - Day 2


Coursera is another option for higher ed MOOCS. Distict #1 : Principal of an elementary school shared that as part of their 1:1 initiative, they want to create a bank of lessons created by students based on [link] which Alan shared last time. Here is Mrs. Cook''s Twitter.

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” (Probably worth checking out Sara Goldrick-Rab’s comments on Twitter about this one.). ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Big HR news about Coursera in the HR section below. Via The New York Times : “ New York to Shorten Standardized Tests in Elementary and Middle Schools.” Coursera has a new CEO: Jeff Maggioncalda. Via The New York Times : “ Jeff Bezos Wants Ideas for Philanthropy , So He Asked Twitter.”

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million in charges from a Minnesota company over a software system that repeatedly failed during mandatory statewide elementary school testing.” ” “ Coursera Monthly Subscriptions Channel Lynda and Pluralsight ,” says EduKwest’s Kirsten Winkler. ” “Should children get to have cellphones in elementary school?” Via The Guardian : “ Facebook , Twitter , Google and Microsoft team up to tackle extremist content.”

Driverless Ed-Tech: The History of the Future of Automation in Education

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Travis Kalanick is just one of many tech CEOs who have praised the work of objectivist “philosopher” and “novelist” Ayn Rand, once changing the background of his Twitter profile to the cover of her book The Fountainhead. It just hooked them all up on Twitter.).


News Literacy Resources for Classrooms

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Making Sense of the News: News Literacy Lessons for Digital Citizens (by the University of Hong Kong and Stony Brook University): A six-week, distance learning course hosted on Coursera. Disinformation, "Fake News," and Influence Campaigns on Twitter.

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” That for-profit is Laureate Education , the largest chain of for-profit schools in the world and an investor in Coursera. ” Via NSBA’s Legal Clips blog : “ Satanic Temple withdraws request to start after school club at Washington state elementary school.” ” Via the ACLU : “ Facebook , Instagram , and Twitter Provided Data Access for a Surveillance Product Marketed to Target Activists of Color.” Presidential Campaign Politics.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our Twitter hashtag is #stemx13, and we have some resources for publicizing at [link]. Gary Bass Meaningful STEM-Based Learning in a University/Elementary School Partnership - Maria D.