The Past Decade Forecasts a New Wave of Economic Opportunity in Education


Maia Sharpley’s career in education includes serving in executive positions with the New York City Department of Education, Kaplan and Charter Schools USA. Our higher education system formed around libraries.

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7 ways schools can get creative with STEAM

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And in math, fractions and ratios can inspire lessons on mixing paints to create warm and cool secondary colors. How every school can create a great STEAM program.

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Jeb Bush’s lieutenant governor, as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, the top post at the Education Department overseeing K–12 policy.” Kaplan Inc has agreed to acquire the College for Financial Planning from Apollo Education Group. Looks like Kaplan Inc isn’t getting out of for-profit higher ed altogether, even with the sale of Kaplan University to Purdue.). (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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And like so many products on this list, 3D printing was hailed as a revolution in education, and schools were encouraged to reorient libraries and shop classes towards “maker spaces” which would give students opportunities to print their plastic designs. Siegler: “ The End of the Library.”

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Purdue University is buying Kaplan University for a dollar. Me, I wrote about how far Kaplan Inc ’s reach is in education politics and products. For what it’s worth, according to the latest data from the NCES , the number of post-secondary institutions in the US has increased since 2011. The NMC Horizon Report 2017 – the Library Edition. Education Politics.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The system is a little weird, since you can''t see all of the proposals in one area (they are categorized into primary, secondary, and tertiary blocks based on arbitrary ordering of session submissions by one individual), but here are direct links to panel proposals I made: "School 2.0: The Library 2.011 worldwide virtual conference starts in just over a week!