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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses. Social studies teachers will adore these!

Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me today, Wednesday, September 26th, for a one-hour live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar on the "true history" of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with Dave Cormier, Alec Couros, Stephen Downes, Rita Kop, Inge de Waard, and Carol Yeager.

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10Q: Shelly Sanchez Terrell

Learning with 'e's

Just look at her profile: She is a teacher trainer, author, and international speaker, is the host of American TESOL’s Free Friday Webinars and the Social Media Community Manager for The Consultants-E. What does social media mean to you?

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The New York Times Magazine has a long and thoughtful piece by Sara Mosle on school reforms in the Atlanta Public Schools. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Class Central : “ Monetizing A MOOC Platform.” Teachers are on the cover of Time Magazine , this time making a very different case than that infamous cover of Michelle Rhee holding a broom.

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” SEL is “social emotional learning,” of course. Speaking of Michigan State and Nassar, via The State News : “Original MSU alumni magazine leaked.” ” ClassDojo is now a full social media platform for schools - this letter & video just emailed to parents. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Via Scientific American : “How the FDA Manipulates the Media.” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Something something Brexit something something MOOCs will save British higher ed. tl;dr: emailing them, holding webinars, using social media. ” That’d be Glenn Reynolds , @instapundit , who also briefly had his Twitter account suspended. Presidential Campaign Politics.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

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” And I wondered at the time if that would be the outcome for MOOCs. 2012, you will recall, was “ the year of the MOOC.”) But Posterous, if you’ll recall, was acquired by Twitter in 2012 and shut down one year later.

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The Huffington Post filed Twitter’s response to Ivanka Trump ’s announcement under “comedy.” 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.”

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” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Anil Dash and Gina Trapani announced they’re closing down their social media analytics product ThinkUp. That is, major social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter increasingly made it difficult for ThinkUp to work with their APIs. Who owns your data – whether it’s social media or school-related? Education Politics.

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Liberty University students have criticized their school’s president, Jerry Falwell Jr, and his media appearances supporting Trump. ” President Obama talked to Wired magazine about artificial intelligence, Mars, self-driving cars, Star Trek and more. Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Microsoft -Branded MOOCs for K–12 Leaders.” Presidential Campaign Politics.