To promote innovation, states and districts need clear policies on how teacher-created digital lessons are copyrighted and licensed, according to a new report.
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June 11, 2014
December 16, 2013
It's been a big year for innovations in learning. If 2012 was the year of the MOOC, 2013 was the year blended learning went mainstream--even schools that were just layering tabs on top of an obsolete model called it "blended." The following are 14 developments to watch for in 2014.
September 11, 2013
It is pretty easy to run a secondary school using open math content. There is Khan Academy, CK12, NROC, and more. But it seems to be harder to find open education resources (OER) in English language arts.
December 17, 2012
"I'm delighted that openness has gotten to some very closed institutions," said Sir John Daniel. As the former CEO of Commonwealth of Learning and Vice-Chancellor of Open University, he knows a lot about higher education, open education resources (OER), and online learning.
November 16, 2012
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life--shouldn't the same hold true for the learning process?
November 15, 2012
Educational materials wholesaler hires chief technology officer of printing and communications company to boost its software business.
October 22, 2012
The 20-mile stretch from Stanford University to San Jose, Calif. produces more innovation than any place on the planet. As Richard Florida noted, the unique confluence of a great R1 University, venture investors, tech talent, and great quality of life make it a creative hotspot.
October 18, 2012
K-12 open education advocates face many of the same challenges as those in postsecondary institutions.
October 10, 2012
Last week Secretary Duncan said it was time to dump the heavy, expensive books students lug around in their backpacks. We agree, it's time to shift to digital. High-quality open educational resources (OER) help make the case.
August 28, 2012
The first social enterprise to emerge from E.L. Haynes was LearnZillion, a professional development platform founded by former principal and Chief Academic Officer Eric Westendorf and former teacher Alix Guerrier. Today, LearnZillion announced the addition of 2000 Common Core lessons developed by a Gates Foundation funded "Dream Team" of 123 teachers.