(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. ” “ 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 Education Week : “K–12 Interest Grows in ‘ Physical Computing ’ as Hands-On Approach to Computer Science and STEM.”

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” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. ” Via Education Week : “In Kentucky , Rural Schools Betting on Drones to Stem ‘Brain Drain’ ” (Venture) Philanthropy and the Business of Ed Reform. Education Politics. Via The Washington Post : “ Trump ’s first full education budget : Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Techcrunch : “ Pearson is adding LittleBits kits to its STEM curriculum.” Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?” ” Via Campus Technology : “ Personalized Text Messages Boost STEM Student Persistence in Community College Study.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Department of Education Announces STEM , Computer Science Education Grant Opportunities.” Meanwhile on Campus… Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Florida State Cancels Bundled Journal Deal With Elsevier.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics.

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Elsevier has acquired SSRN , an online open access repository. News/Raytheon STEM Index recorded a slight rise in hiring, education and general interest in technology and engineering over last year, while math education and general interest in science declined. The biggest growth occurred at the graduate level, but despite years of investment in attracting more American students to STEM, that expansion was not homegrown.” Education Politics. “ U.S.

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Related, via Salon : “ Silicon Valley ’s $300M donation to STEM educatio n is not what it seems.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Publisher Elsevier has announced the launch of ScienceDirect Topics, an information platform that has been compared to Wikipedia.” (National) Education Politics. Ivanka Trump with an op-ed in The New York Post : “Why we need to start teaching tech in Kindergarten.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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“ Ivanka Trump , Apple’s Tim Cook Push STEM, Computer Science Education,” says Education Week. 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. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. But I’m putting that project on pause while I write my book.