Blended learning models depend upon computational assessment, but computers may not be able to assess what students most need to learn in school.
The EdTech start-up boom is more a result of Federal Reserve monetary policy than changing conditions in schools or learners' lives.
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.
The first in a three post series on challenges and opportunities with blended learning, starting with getting to actionable data.
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.
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.
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