(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.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“ 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.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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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.”

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.”

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

Hack Education

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

Hack Education

” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Communications Experts Criticize Elsevier - Florida Pilot.” ” Also via The New York Times : “A Mission to Bring STEM Skills, and Robots, to Children in West Africa.” Education Politics. “ New Education Law: Bipartisan No More.” ” Republicans are made because the Department of Education issued guidelines about how ESSA should be implemented.

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