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(The Very Last) Hack Education Weekly News

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” Not so sure how folks plan to do their beloved STEM without the S or the E in this future, but hey. A glimpse : “In China ’s Silicon Valley, Edtech Starts at the ‘MOOC Times Building’ ” Via Class Central : “By The Numbers: MOOCs in 2018.” ” “ University of California System is playing hardball with Elsevier in negotiations that could transform the way it pays to read and publish research,” says Inside Higher Ed.

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“ Ivanka Trump , Apple’s Tim Cook Push STEM, Computer Science Education,” says Education Week. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Tutoring company Topica Edtech Group has raised $50 million from Northstar Group. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Related, via Salon : “ Silicon Valley ’s $300M donation to STEM educatio n is not what it seems.” ” Via EdScoop : “ USC launches edtech research center focused on underrepresented youth.” “‘Eton for all’: will robot teachers mean everyone gets an elite education? ” This, from Edsurge , is pretty awful: “Why Edtech Executives Are Keeping a Close Eye on Preschool Demographics.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. “​ Intel Hits Pause on Edtech Accelerator,” says Edsurge. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Via The Verge : “Elon Musk-backed OpenAI is teaching robots how to learn just like humans do.” “This robot helps kids with special needs to communicate,” according to Techcrunch. Education Politics.

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Via Chalkbeat : “Robotics is bringing Betsy DeVos to Detroit for the first time as education secretary.” Department of Education Announces STEM , Computer Science Education Grant Opportunities.” Edtech Companies?”

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Techcrunch : “ Pearson is adding LittleBits kits to its STEM curriculum.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?” EdTech Strategies’ Doug Levin has released a new study on the many security and privacy issues with school (and school district and department of education) websites.