A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

10 Google+ Communities I'm Recommending to Our Faculty

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Here are ten Google+ communities I''ll be recommending that our teachers check out. STEM on Google+ - "Feel free to post into the appropriate section by selecting from the drop-down ''share'' menu." MOOC - Massive Open Online Courses. "A

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EdTech Acronyms Explained

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GAFE – Google Apps For Education (include Google Docs, Google Sites etc). MOOC – Massively Open Online Course (an online course which has video lectures, problem solving activities, texts and an online community of fellow learners).

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Millennials: The Straw That Will Stir Higher Education’s Next Disruption

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Another is the rise of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) or online instructional platforms like edX, Coursera, or Udacity. Distant Education Education News Featured Higher Education Op-Ed STEAM STEM TechnologyArticle Written By: Hossein Rahnama.

15+ great resources for introducing coding to the classroom

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Amplify is a free College Board-approved AP Computer Science massive open online course (MOOC). Previously, she’s written about teaching students the right way to Google for eSchool News. Digital Learning and Tools Featured on eSchool News Resource STEM Top News

(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. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). A glimpse : “In China ’s Silicon Valley, Edtech Starts at the ‘MOOC Times Building’ ” Via Class Central : “By The Numbers: MOOCs in 2018.” Via Edsurge : “How Google’s Former China Chief Thinks AI Will Reshape Teaching.”

What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

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In order to reduce the amount of new content a teacher needs to make, YouTube videos, MOOC s, multiple choice questions and web-based resources can be combined. Over the past few years the education industry has been experiencing a shift away traditional learning environments.

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Paloma Garcia-Lopez - Executive Director, Maker Education Initiative - "Maker Movement: Making More Makers" Jeanne Century - Director of Research and Evaluation and Science Education, Outlier Research and Evaluation, CEMSE, University of Chicago - "Is it STEM or Just Good Practice?"

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The Greatest EdTech Generation Ever – LIVE Blog of Justin Reich’s Keynote

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In fact, if you Google “rainbow starburst bracelet” and the official video from the company has been viewed a fraction of the times. As a researcher, Justin has been carrying this concept into his work with MOOCs. STEM/STEAM.

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” From the Department of Education press release : “Secretary DeVos Accepts President Trump’s Q2 Salary as a Donation for STEM-Focused Camp.” Bloomberg reports that “ Trump Administration Tapping Tech CEOs for STEM Policy Approach.” ” Those involved: investor Laurene Powell Jobs , Apple’s Tim Cook , and representatives from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – so all the country’s best experts on STEM education clearly.

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Gotta keep hyping that MOOC thing. Via Edsurge : “ MOOCs Are No Longer Massive. ” Via Class Central : “Class Central’s Top 50 MOOCs of All Time (2018 edition).” ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Cumulative Growth in Number of MOOCs , 2011–18.” ” Not surprisingly, there is more MOOC news in the surveillance section below.

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). It’s baaaaack: “Return of the MOOC ,” The City Journal tells us. There’s some (sorta) MOOC-related news in the venture funding section below. ” Via Techcrunch : “ Google expands Howard West to a full-year program to train more black engineers.” Because MOOCs on an airplane proved to be such an effective mode of instruction.

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

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The work is also supported by companies including Apple, Google and Expedia, as well as education organizations including the CollegeBoard, Teach For America and STEMx.” Nevertheless, computer science education, along with STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) continued to be promoted this year, often framed as something students should pursue instead of “ liberal arts.” Google’s Alphabet Inc. We’ve seen this before in the MOOC world.

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). MOOCs are back in the headlines again. Via Edsurge : “The Second Wave of MOOC Hype Is Here, and It’s Online Degrees.” Via Education Week : “Is STEM Oversold as a Path to Better Jobs? Which STEM jobs are in demand and pay well? ” From the Google blog : “ Google Science Fair 2018 : Resources for educators to get ideas flowing.”

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Google , Facebook , Verizon , Comcast and AT&T each contributed $200,000 to a committee opposing the proposed ballot measure, and lobbyists had estimated that businesses would spend $100 million to campaign against it before the November election.” ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” A MOOC consortium , that is, with member institutions Davidson College , Colgate University , Hamilton College , and Wellesley College.

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Class Central : “ XuetangX : A Look at China’s First and Biggest MOOC Platform.” Google has released an update to its Course Builder software. Presidential Campaign Politics.

The Learning Revolution - Global Ed Declaration - Connected Cafe Videos - ISTE Unplugged News

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Featured Conference Recordings Eric Sheninger from the 2013 School Leadership Summit - on "Leadership 2.0" [link] Dr. Sandra Hirsh from the Library 2.013 Conference - on "The Global Transformation of Libraries, LIS Education, and LIS Professionals" [link] Al Byers from the 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference - on "Developing Large Scale Effective STEM Teacher Learning Communities" [link] Conversations Classroom 2.0 MOOCs for Deeper Learning.

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” Via CNET : “ Trump signs laws to promote women in STEM.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Inside Higher Ed on online education at Simmons College. More on MOOC and online education research in the research section below. Via The Atlantic : “The STEM Superhero of Sesame Street.” ” Via Campus Technology : “Students Who Comment More in MOOCs Have Higher Rates of Completion.”

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). To borrow from Jello Biaffra, “MOOCs aren’t dead, they just deserve to die.” ” From Edsurge : “How Blockbuster MOOCs Could Shape the Future of Teaching.” ” There’s more MOOC-related news in the nanodegree section below. “ Can an AR and VR Pilot Program From Google Prepare Kids for Future Careers?

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” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Class Central : “A Product at Every Price: A Review of MOOC Stats and Trends in 2017.” ” There’s more MOOC news in the certification section below. I’m also putting some MOOC news in the job training section. Via Edsurge : “ Smithsonian Forms ‘Strategic Alliance’ With Carnegie Learning to Build New STEM Products.”

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He believes the future of education means all STEM, no arts and no humanities. Via The New York Times : “ Google , in Post-Obama Era, Aggressively Woos Republicans ” – so enjoy that Google Certification, educators. Via Education Week : “ Mississippi Attorney General Sues Google Over Student-Data Privacy.” ” There’s more MOOC-related research in the research section below.

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Department of Education Announces STEM , Computer Science Education Grant Opportunities.” ’” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Reminder: a lot of MOOC news is now job training news, so you’ll find some updates in that section below.

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Department of Education Fulfills Administration Promise to Invest $200 Million in STEM Education.” ” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Via The New York Times : “ Google Workers Reject Silicon Valley Individualism in Walkout.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Class Central : “ TU Delft Students Can Earn Credit For MOOCs From Other Universities.” Via The New York Times : “Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They Built.” Doesn’t seem like any journalists caught this, tho: A couple of things about that group of former FB and Google employees who have founded the Center for Humane Tech: 1.

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “Why Haven’t MOOCs Eliminated Any Professors?” Via The New York Times : “How Google Took Over the Classroom.” ” Via Education Week : “In Kentucky , Rural Schools Betting on Drones to Stem ‘Brain Drain’ ” (Venture) Philanthropy and the Business of Ed Reform. Education Politics.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” These headlines just kill me. ” More MOOC data in the “research” section below. ” The Information reported that Rubin was “involved in an inappropriate relationship with a female subordinate while he was at Google.” ” Class Central surveyed its users : “ MOOC Users Highly Educated, Have Experienced Career Benefits.” (National) Education Politics.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “ Coursera now offers free trials for most Specializations.” ” “ Google adds fact-check findings to search and news results,” says The Verge , adding “But it won’t do much about the fake news problem.” Ad-based sites like Google screw up information and knowledge online. ” Get them started on for-profit STEM education early, amirite.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Two Great Library Events - GlobalEdCon Deadline - UNC's Amazing World View

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Participatory, hyperlinked library services; DIY and maker movements; emerging technology in academic and research libraries; Google Glass—our Library 2.014 conference covered a broad range of topics and these were among the most notable.

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Related, via Salon : “ Silicon Valley ’s $300M donation to STEM educatio n is not what it seems.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Politico : Western Governors University , “the nation’s leading provider of competency-based educatio n – which the Education Department’s independent watchdog last month said violated federal student aid rules – is expanding into North Carolina.”

Week of August 22nd, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

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Meet the ATLAST Explore participants and start networking using Google+. Session will also include a brief how-to on Google+ and a brainstorming activity of ways to implement Google+ with students. link] EPCOP MOOC WEBINAR ( Australia Series ) Mon 22 Aug 09:00PM New York / Tue 23 Aug 01:00AM GMT / Tue 23 Aug 11:00AM Sydney Coach Carole. We will also be crowd sourcing a monthly webinar schedule to offer PD based sessions using Common Core Standards and STEM resources.

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” This stems from a protest at the University of Connecticut. MOOCs are out. “​Chromageddon Comedown: Educators Are Wary,” says Edsurge , “After Thousands of Google Devices Fail.” (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality. Thoughts on how this might effect education from Inside Higher Ed , from NPR , from Internet2 (via Bryan Alexander), from The Washington Post , and from Edsurge.

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Big HR news about Coursera in the HR section below. Here’s the headline from Inside Higher Ed : “For-Credit MOOC: Best of Both Worlds at MIT ?” ” But if you look closer, it’s not a MOOC; it’s just an online class at MIT. “ Google Drive will soon back up your entire computer,” says The Verge. (National) Education Politics.

Education Technology's Inequalities

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” The idea that preferred admission equals payment stems from the American ideology that opportunity, especially educational opportunity, is a “fair” form of recompense. Whether it’s selling schools or MOOCs or access to the Internet itself , technology companies and education companies are, as Edsurge put it, “ Building Effective Edtech Business Models to Reach the Global Poor.” MOOCs.

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Congratulations, STEM folks and learn-to-code evangelists, for being featured in President Trump’s list of his 2017 accomplishments. Via The Verge : “James Damore sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men.” ” 69% of Google’s employees are men. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). No Alexa or Google voice assistant.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “That Hilarious Tweet About an Instructor’s Big Mistake? ” Via Rutgers Today : “Is There a STEM Worker Shortage ? ” Google announces it is “Funding 75,000 Udacity scholarships to bridge the digital skills gap.” For Online College Programs, Google Is Kingmaker.” (National) Education Politics.

Education Technology and the Year of Wishful Thinking

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Not just the loss of Seymour Papert and Prince and David Bowie and Phife Dawg and Harper Lee and Gwen Ifill and Alan Rickman and Gene Wilder and Ursula Franklin and Scott Erik Kaufman and Jerome Bruner and Elie Wiesel and Alvin Toffler and Leonard Cohen (and many more), but the grief and the pain that stems from these and so many other losses. Or MOOCs even. Say, the Android device in Google’s Cardboard Viewer and Expeditions program.).

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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. ” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Education Politics.

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” The money owed is by All Children Matter Inc stemming from fines to the Ohio Elections Commission for violating campaign finance law. ’” Online Education, Beyond “MOOCs” Via Mindwire Consulting’s Phil Hill : “The Remarkable Transformation at UF Online.” ” No mention that Bertelsmann is an investor in Udacity, or that Udacity’s founder is a former Google exec. Via Techcrunch : “ Google launches App Maker.”

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Buzzfeed : “ Online Charter Schools Prepare For A Trump-Era Boom.” ” – “ China’s STEM learning industry may reach $15 billion by 2020.” Via Buzzfeed : “ Google , Apple , Uber , IBM Say They Would Not Help Build A Muslim Registry.” Education Politics. Via The New York Times : “ Obama to Dismantle Visitor Registry Before Trump Can Revive It.”

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “The University of California, Los Angeles , is planning a major expansion in the online certificate and graduate degree markets that it hopes will reach as many as 15,000 students by early next decade,” Inside Higher Ed reports. ” Google profiles Niji Collins , a winner in the latest Google Code-In contest. ” Google responds. (National) Education Politics.