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.
March 2014 Archives
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.
A review of the new e-book Teaching in the Connected Classroom from the National Writing Project and Digital Media and Learning Hub.
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.
Revisiting research, old and new, on optimal lecture length, and finding that we may know less than received wisdom would suggest.