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What do we mean when we say, “Transformative learning experiences powered by technology”?

A very thoughtful piece by Joseph South, director of Office of Ed Tech at the US Education Department. Source: What do we mean when we say, “Transformative learning experiences powered by technology”? — Medium

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NU-ETHS collaboration a national model

The three-year-old formal collaboration between Northwestern University and the Evanston Township High School has become a national model for university-high school partnerships. Source: NU-ETHS collaboration a national model | Evanston Now This story only scratches the surface of the many powerful connections Kristen has been able to forge between the […]

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Another State Makes Push for Computer Science

Proposed legislation would require all Iowa middle and high schools to offer the subject by the 2018-2019 academic year. Source: Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad Makes Push for Computer Science   Iowa is the latest state to jump on this bandwagon.  It will be interesting to see which state tackles this […]

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Cyberlearning 2016 Conference

I will be attending Cyberlearning 2016: Designing for Deeper, Broader, and More Equitable Learning conference in Arlington, VA on Jan 25-26, 2016.   This event brings together a community of researchers and practitioners working on developing and implementing cutting edge learning technologies (NSF calls it “cyberlearning“).  If you are interested in […]