Tag: edtech

by Julie Keck

1. New social network is all college, all the time (Casey Fabris / Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Distance ed myths debunked (Carl Straumsheim / Inside Higher Ed) 3. How AltSchool blends old-fashioned learning with new technology (Mary Jo Madda / EdSurge) 4. In new video, Michigan Daily writers read mean reader comments & tweets […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. “Let’s Send Kids to Harvard” sets the record for biggest Indiegogo fundraiser (via Indiegogo) 2. “This is my best advice to young journalists” (Ezra Klein / Vox) 3. Schools test impact of blending technology, longer school days (Michelle R. Davis / Education Week) 4. The 6 technologies that will change the face of education […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Ed-tech purchasing defined by ‘pervasive culture of can’t,’ says report (Sean Cavanagh / Education Week) 2. When a flipped-classroom pioneer hands off his video lectures, this is what happens (Jeffrey R. Young / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. News Corp, Columbia, NYU collaborate on data-visualization tools for journos (Angela Washeck / Fishbowl NYC) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Infographic: 30 ways Google Glass works in classrooms (D. Frank Smith / EdTech Magazine) 2. A look at edtech’s biggest money magnets (Rebecca Koenig / The Chronicle of Higher Education) – Subscription 3. Will MOOCs be flukes? (Maria Konnikova / The New Yorker) 4. A 7-step guide to creating your own Open Educational Resources […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ‘Landmark’ student-data-privacy law enacted in California (Benjamin Herold / Education Week) 2. EDUCAUSE 2014: Online learning could fundamentally change role of universities (D. Frank Smith / EdTech Magazine) 3. How edtech tools have revved up 21st century STEM instruction (Bill Church / EdSurge) 4. MOOC U: The revolution isn’t over (Jeff Selingo / The […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. News for high schools: Digital media plus teaching equals support for freedom (Eric Newton / Knight Foundation) 2. Columbia professor Eric Foner teaching “The Civil War and the Reconstruction” MOOC (EdX) 3. Google brings Chromebook lending library to colleges (D. Frank Smith / EdTech Magazine) 4. Edtech initiatives from 10 SoCal districts (Christina Quattrocchi […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education, curated by Courtney Cowgill. 1. Making a great online course, and why high drop-out rates aren’t a bad thing (Elliott Masie / VentureBeat) 2. Planning an ed-tech transformation…in 1989 (Benjamin Herold / Education Week) 3. How Edtech startup ‘Native Innovation’ goes the extra 300 […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. That’s not #funny: Higher ed’s least clever Twitter accounts (Steve Kolowich / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Colleges expand into mobile content management (Steve Zurier / EdTech Magazine) 3. Intermediate level projects with Scratch: Random shapes on demand (Dylan Ryder / Edutopia) 4. A snapshot of kids’ language and literacy apps (Anna Ly […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reynolds Foundation establishes business journalism bureau at ASU’s Cronkite School (Emily Overholt / Phoenix Business Journal) 2. What 6.9 million clicks tell us about how to fix online education (Science Blog) 3. Teachers test drive Google’s Classroom (D. Frank Smith / EdTech) 4. Should you MOOC and match? (Carl Straumsheim / Inside Higher Education) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. MOOCs: My course, your content (Carl Straumsheim / Inside Higher Ed) 2. How one rural district is making the edtech transition (Ned Kirsch / EdSurge) 3. Journalism class and the value of project-based learning (Jim Streisel / Education Week – Teacher) (subscription) 4. “Here’s why I never have to teach anything boring again” (Brian […] more »