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October 29, 2015

Open Ed. Resources Would Get Boost Under Education Department Proposal

A proposed federal regulation would require any content developed with grant funds from the U.S. Department of Education to be openly licensed.

October 20, 2015

Once Micro-Credentials Are Explained, Teachers Are Willing to Pursue Them, Survey Finds

Despite formidable barriers to adoption, a recent study suggests micro-credentials and digital badges could revamp teachers' professional development.

September 15, 2015

Open Education Resources Get an Adviser at U.S. Ed. Department

Andrew Marcinek will advise state and district officials, content developers, and others on the free, re-usable instructional materials.

August 26, 2015

Are Open Education Resources Ready for Adaptive-Learning Technology?

Ed-tech company Knewton launches a new platform that aims to make "open" educational content adaptive and available directly to students and teachers.

June 10, 2015

MOOC Provider Pledges 'Open' License Option

MOOC provider edX says it will take steps to allow its authors to license their content as "open educational resources."

May 05, 2015

'Open Educational Resources' Promoted in U.S. Senate's ESEA Draft

Republican Orrin Hatch and Democrat Tammy Baldwin support the inclusion of an amendment to the ESEA that would encourage the use of "open educational resources."

April 20, 2015

Ed-Tech Groups Give Thumbs Up to K-12 Tech Amendment in ESEA Rewrite

Although it's just a first step, bipartisan support for the "I-TECH" amendment by the Senate Education Committee is seen as positive by ed-tech advocates.

April 06, 2015

Lumen Learning's Open Ed. Resources to Expand With New Funding

Lumen Learning announced that it has raised $2.5 million in private equity, funding that it says will help support its continued development of open educational resources.

December 19, 2014

Educators Weigh Merits of Chromebooks, iPads in Twitter Chat

Guests Holly Clark and Kyle Pace debated Chromebooks versus iPads in an #EWedchat this week. Chat participants discussed the pros and cons of each device and shared resources for educators.

October 03, 2014

Teacher Union, Popular Ed-Tech Startup Join Forces

Clever will provide single-sign on access to many free online educational resources, including the American Federation of Teachers' lesson-sharing website.

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