David Wiley, a supporter of open-educational resources, argues that the free materials easily top commercial resources when judged by "learning outcomes per dollar."
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August 25, 2014
August 12, 2014
Though MOOCs have yet to take off in K-12 schools, Instructure unveiled two new online courses for teachers interested in the popular digital game Minecraft.
August 06, 2014
Free, digital textbooks for K-12 that adapt to learners' abilities and preferences are under development by OpenStax, a Rice University initiative.
July 21, 2014
OpenEd, a free catalog of more than a million Web-based resources for the common core, raised $2 million in its first round of venture-capital funding.
July 08, 2014
FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, a Republican, accuses the Democratic majority on the commission of having "rejected almost every suggestion" he's made on a draft E-rate policy.
June 13, 2014
Iranian students have regained access to U.S.-based MOOCs following the United States' authorization of certain educational exchanges between the two countries.
June 13, 2014
The Obama administration, in the latest phase of its "ConnectED" plan, has launched a website to direct K-12 schools to digital products offered by technology companies.
June 12, 2014
Iranian students have regained access to U.S.-based MOOCs following the authorization of certain educational exchanges between the two countries.
June 11, 2014
To promote innovation, states and districts need clear policies on how teacher-created digital lessons are copyrighted and licensed, according to a new report.
April 15, 2014
Twelve ed-tech business plans originating from California to Tanzania will be showcased in a competition next month.