Nudging, Priming, and Motivating in Blended Learning

The first in a three post series on challenges and opportunities with blended learning: a emerging series of online interventions to boost motivation and engagement based on ideas from social psychology and behavioral economics.


Blended Learning, But The Data Are Useless

The first in a three post series on challenges and opportunities with blended learning, starting with getting to actionable data.


Big Data MOOC Research Breakthrough: Learning Activities Lead to Achievement

By taking massive stores of data and removing most nuance and complexity, researchers examining Udacity, edX, Google Course Builder, and Khan Academy conclusively demonstrate the obvious: that effort in online courses predicts achievement.


What Path Will Your School Take?

From flipped classrooms to maker spaces, schools take diverse approaches to exploring education technology. Any of these pathways can lead to rethinking teaching and learning.


Teacher Voices For Connected Learning

A review of the new e-book Teaching in the Connected Classroom from the National Writing Project and Digital Media and Learning Hub.


The MOOC Moment and Its Impact on K-12 Education

Thoughts from an online learning summit of MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, and Stanford about the role elite institutions can play in shaping expectations throughout K-12 education.


Short Videos are Better for Learning, Right? Maybe Not.

Revisiting research, old and new, on optimal lecture length, and finding that we may know less than received wisdom would suggest.


The Modern Story: Fellowship Opportunity

The Modern Story is a not-for-profit educational organization that bridges the technological and narrative divide by introducing digital skills and storytelling practices to youth and educators around the world.


Seeing the Data: HarvardX Interactive Insights

Interactive visualizations that allow viewers to explore data related to enrollment, certification, geography, and demography in HarvardX and MITx courses.


Risk and Response: A conversation with danah boyd

Video recording of a conversation about understanding the networked age through the eyes of youth, and importance of looking carefully at how we measure and respond to risks.


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