"Homeschooling Hangout" with Pat Farenga

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Location: Google Hangouts / Hangouts on Air Email hargadon@gmail.com for an invite. Pat also wrote the entries about homeschooling for the International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition (Elsevier, 2010) and the online edition of Encyclopedia Britannica (2015).

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Google Scholar. You can use it freely, but many articles you find may be from paid academic databases such as JSTOR or Elsevier. Writing a research paper does not actually take long at all. Your students can do a 10-page paper in one day if they really knuckle down and get going.

Pat Farenga's "Starting to Homeschool" Webinar Series Starts on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Webinars are held using Google Hangouts on Air, and shouldn''t require any special software. Pat also wrote the entries about homeschooling for the International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition (Elsevier, 2010) and the online edition of Encyclopedia Britannica (2015).

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” “ 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. Via Edsurge : “How Google’s Former China Chief Thinks AI Will Reshape Teaching.” Via Techcrunch : “ Google+ bug gave developers access to non-public data from 52.5M

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Webinar will be held using Google Hangouts on Air, and it shouldn't require any special software. Pat also wrote the entries about homeschooling for the International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition (Elsevier, 2010) and the online edition of Encyclopedia Britannica (2015).

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Via Techcrunch : “ Google and Coursera launch program to train more IT support specialists.” “ Google is jeopardizing A frican-American literature sites ,” says The Outline. I don’t recall if I talked about Elsevier when I wrote about platforms as part of my 2017 review. Anyway, here’s Richard Smith on Elsevier and “A Big Brother future for science publishing.”

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Google ’s chairman Eric Schmidt praises Trump. Via Nature : “One of the world’s largest science publishers, Elsevier , won a default legal judgement on 21 June against websites that provide illicit access to tens of millions of research papers and books. A New York district court awarded Elsevier US$15 million in damages for copyright infringement by Sci-Hub , the Library of Genesis (LibGen) project and related sites.” (National) Education Politics.

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Google has updated its pseudo-LMS, Classroom. Google blogs ; tech publications help market the news. More Google PR, this time from The Verge : “ Google is adding ARCore support to the Chromebook Tab 10 with Classroom updates.” ” More Google PR, this time from Edsurge : “What It’s Like to Be a Teacher Vlogger Star on YouTube.” Elsevier has acquired Aries Systems.

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” Via The New York Times : “ Google Effect Rubs Off on Schools in One Rural Oklahoma Town.” The BBC reports that “ Cuba signs deal for faster internet access to Google content.” ” Think again if you believe Google supports “ net neutrality.” Google search is fundamentally broken if this is the first result you get. “ Google Tackles Graduation with Two New Features,” according to Edsurge.

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” The Google Memo. Via Motherboard : “ Google Employee’s Anti-Diversity Manifesto Goes ‘Internally Viral’ ” Via Wired : “Internal Messages Show Some Googlers Supported Fired Engineer’s Manifesto.” ” Via The Guardian’s Julie Carrie Wong : “Segregated Valley: the ugly truth about Google and diversity in tech.” ” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.”

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” It’s now unclear, observers say, if the FTC can regulate companies like Google or Verizon. Via the EFF : “Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review.” Shawn Graham responds to this patent on peer review by patenting Elsevier. Education Politics. Via Education Week : “ Maine Gov.

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Meanwhile on Campus… Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Florida State Cancels Bundled Journal Deal With Elsevier.” “Try Google.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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” Via Gizmodo : “‘Bro Culture’ Led to Repeated Sexual Harassment , Former Google Engineer’s Lawsuit Says.” ” Another Google lawsuit, as reported by Ars Technica : “Ex-Google recruiter : I was fired because I resisted ‘illegal’ diversity efforts.” ” Via the Google blog : “Learn with Google AI: Making ML education available to everyone.”

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Also via The New York Times : “ Google , in Post-Obama Era, Aggressively Woos Republicans.” Elsevier has acquired Plum Analytics. Education Politics. “Will the Senate Block Betsy DeVos ?” ” asks The Atlantic. “ Betsy DeVos , Pick for Secretary of Education , Is the Most Jeered” by The New York Times’ Dana Goldstein. “How Betsy DeVos Became Trump’s Least Popular Cabinet Pick ” by Anya Kamenetz.

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” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. Via The New York Times : “How Google Took Over the Classroom.” Education Politics. Via The Washington Post : “ Trump ’s first full education budget : Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice.” ” NPR’s Cory Turner on “The Promise And Peril Of School Vouchers.”

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Via Wired : “Ex- Google Employee Claims Wrongful Firing For Criticizing James Damore ’s Memo.” Via The Verge : “ James Damore ’s labor complaint against Google was completely shut down.” blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.” Alphabet is, of course, the parent company of Google. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Google had a big media to-do this week. Via Ars Technica : “Google unveils a $249 smart camera that decides what’s worth photographing.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Publisher Elsevier has announced the launch of ScienceDirect Topics, an information platform that has been compared to Wikipedia.” “ Mattel and Google : a double standard for AI toys?” (National) Education Politics.

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” Via Techcrunch : “ Google expands Howard West to a full-year program to train more black engineers.” Via EdWeek’s Market Brief : “ Google for Education Launches Beta for ‘Create Your Own’ Virtual Reality Experience.” ” And by “experience,” they mean “uploading a 360 degree image to Google and adding some explanatory content.”

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Via the Providence Journal : “Three teachers have resigned from Blackstone Valley Prep after the charter school confirmed allegations that they posted hurtful messages about some of their students” into a Google Doc shared with the entire school. ” Google announces “Google Cloud Platform Education Grants for computer science.” Elsevier has acquired Hivebench. Education Politics.

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” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” CNN tries to explain “Why Google , Apple and Microsoft are battling for education.” “Someone Hit the Internet with a Massive Google Doc Phishing Attack ,” Motherboard Vice reports. Use this as an excuse to avoid all future Google Docs and “collaborative” writing projects. Education Politics.

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And The Next Web headline makes for… something: “ Facebook and Google could be allowed to award university degrees.” accuse Google of failing to gain their consent before scanning their emails via its Apps For Education suite for advertising purposes,” says Education Dive. “ Hail and Farewell to The Google Books Case ” by James Grimmelmann. It’s not really an “exclusive” when you re-write a Google blog post , but oh well.