A small victory in contributing ideas to the Massachusetts virtual school authorization application.

A video tour of the world of Minecraft, with commentary on learning, schooling, and games.

A screen reader that shows only a few words at a time benefits some students with dyslexia.

Studies may show that students learn as well with many fewer lectures and readings.

The boy genius of Ulan Bator had some help from a community of educators around him.

An interactive visualization shows where HarvardX students come from, and technical documents explain the complexities of the data.

A discussion of the limits and value of experimental educational research, based on last week's discussion of a recent study of Cognitive Tutor.

The fourth in a four part series on teaching with iPads, focusing on making connected classrooms

The headline in EdSurge's newsletter was "HUGE STUDY VALIDATES ALGEBRA PROGRAM." Their blurb: "It could be the blended structure, or the product, or some other factor that made the difference, but one way or another a bunch of kids using Cognitive Tutor kicked butt in one of the biggest blended studies to date, conducted by the DOE and RAND corporation." I followed the link above to Carnegie Learning's website about the study. Carnegie Learning publishes Cognitive Tutor, which is a computer-based, adaptive learning tool that assesses student competencies and provide instruction, problems, and hints designed to optimize individual student learning. ...

EdTech from cradle to grave: from flipped birthing classes to cloud-based apps for mock funeral preparations.

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