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Once Reviled in Education, Wikipedia Now Embraced By Many Professors

Edsurge

As one writing instructor posted to an e-mail list in 2005: “Am I being a stick-in-the-mud for for being horrified by students’ use of this source?”. I hear more often these days about teaching with free online materials instead of traditional textbooks (known as OER). I tend to focus on aspects of OER depending on the audience.

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Here’s how districts stand out from the crowd

eSchool News

billion increase in E-rate funding over the last 18 months. The digital-first district where OER meets iPads. are stepping up digital citizenship and vigilance to combat social media bullying. Students continue to benefit from enhanced connectivity throughout the formal school day thanks to a $1.5 Schools in N.D.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

Among them, I’ve updated my site to include a dedicated FAQ on open educational resources (OER). The FAQ is a collaboration of many involved with the movement and includes an OER infographic , suitable for downloading and re-sharing. My thanks to EdSurge for highlighting its availability. If not, why not?

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

Among them, I’ve updated my site to include a dedicated FAQ on open educational resources (OER). The FAQ is a collaboration of many involved with the movement and includes an OER infographic , suitable for downloading and re-sharing. My thanks to EdSurge for highlighting its availability. If not, why not?

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Unlocking the Gate to Better Learning

EdNews Daily

Confusion about quality and actual rigor are added by the OER preferential language of both the federal government and the states. This is similar to the comments anyone can see on Amazon or other major e-commerce hubs about any product. Where favorable, that product rises in purchase and use.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Chief Education Officer Factors that Affect the Success Rate of Under Represented Minority Students (URMs) in STEM Education - Berta Hayes Capo Program Professor of Science Education MIT BLOSSOMS for Interactive STEM Education - Richard C. Derek Barkalow, Ph.D.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

Ever wonder how stories promoted by ‘thought leaders’ on social media get selected? Tagged on: March 8, 2017 The History of the Future of E-rate | Audrey Watters → The decision by the new FCC to rescind its report on E-rate raises plenty of questions about the future of the program under President Trump.

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