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MOOCs: Changes and Challenges

Compliance and AccessibilityCompliance and accessibility has presented a challenge for MOOCs as they expand. While MOOCs lagged in these areas at first, they are beginning to become more accessibl

  • LENOVO PERSPECTIVE|
  • January 30, 2017|
  • 4 months ago

MOOCs: Trends and Momentum

In part one of this three-part series, I explored the current state of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), their providers and the use cases in this shifting platform. What’s clear is that MOOCs ar

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  • January 23, 2017|
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Teaching Around the Clock: Flexible Schedules in K-12

Health Research on Optimal Learning HoursIn the early 1990s, in response to research indicating that teenagers have biologically different sleep and wake patterns than preadolescent and adult popu

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  • January 09, 2017|
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Bad at Math? Maybe It’s in Your Head

We’ve written about the lack of representation of women in STEM-related fields. Minority and low-income students are also under-represented. The truth of the matter, though, is that everyone could b

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  • December 26, 2016|
  • 5 months ago

Sharing the Screen in Today’s Classroom: No Strings Attached

Gone are the days of fumbling with projector cable cords or digging around for mobile device adapters to switch presenters during class. Now, through tools like Chromecast and Google Cast for Educatio

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  • December 12, 2016|
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Calling For Learning Engineers

How Teaching—and Learning—Needs to ChangeThe nature of what today's students need to know to succeed in tomorrow's jobs is changing significantly, but methods of teaching aren't changing fas

  • December 08, 2016|
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TED Talks Hit The Classroom With TED-Ed

TED-Ed Offers Lesson Plan OptionsTeaching students STEM concepts in compelling ways can be challenging, especially for teachers who are not, themselves, technologically-savvy. These ready-made les

  • December 06, 2016|
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Your Students Are More Gifted Than You Thought

Drawing Out the Gifted Among UsWhere are the gifted children? They're in your classrooms. You just may not have identified them yet! What could you be doing in your district to ensure that talente

  • December 02, 2016|
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A University Where Students Are The Teachers

A School Without Teachers?In October, a new university—42—opened in California. The concept for the university originated in France and usurps the role of traditional teachers to rely on stude

  • December 01, 2016|
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