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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via The Hill : “ Karl Rove and David Axelrod partner for online class on winning elections” – an online class on the Masterclass platform, that is. Speaking of Google, “ Google Is Teaching Children How to Act Online. “ The Digital Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids Is Not What We Expected ,” writes Nellie Bowles in The New York Times.

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What the flip?

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What 'flipping the classroom' boils down to it seems, is the creation of online content including videos that offsets the need for students to physically attend class. Another objection to the flipped classroom is the digital divide. This is active, participatory learning.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via WaPo : “The FCC talks the talk on the digital divide – and then walks in the other direction.” ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “Should Online Courses Go Through ‘Beta Testing’?” Via Inside Higher Ed : “ FutureLearn , the massive open online course provider owned by the Open University in the U.K., ” “What’s the bottom line on online preschool ?”