An engineering professor at Stanford University has developed a way for students in MOOCs to conduct virtual lab experimentsan "iLab," as he calls itthat could have value for K-12 students.
All Blog Posts With MOOC Tag or Category
January 06, 2014
October 09, 2013
MOOCs provide information, invite participation, invoke curiosity, and encourage learning. Isn't that what we want for all students?
September 16, 2013
Whether we have technology integrators in our schools or not, leaders need to understand this extraordinary panorama ourselves. This is necessary if we are to legitimize our claim that we are leading schools that will help our graduates to be college and career ready.
September 13, 2013
Coursera, a provider of massive open online courses, made its first $1 million from a student certification program.
September 13, 2013
Coursera, a massive open online course provider, made $1 million from students who pursued "verified certificates" for their successful completion of courses.
July 17, 2013
It is not simply the medium that makes blended learning dynamic; it is the inspired teacher who is motivated by the technology to open her practice to limitless capacity and plan ways to use 21rst century skills in the expanded classroom. Most of us are novices in this medium. We should begin simply and along side of our teachers.
July 15, 2013
We introduce the power and resources released by change. We walk our teachers to the edge of a new world for teaching and learning, step off together and lead while we learn beside our teachers.
June 24, 2013
Ten-minute videos on a single topic, a personal feel, and frequent "retrieval feedback" are just some elements of massively open online courses that could soon come to high school classrooms, said Scott Garrigan of Lehigh University.
May 02, 2013
Couple great large-scale projects with the evolving efficacy of elective online coursework and strong communities built around collaborative learning, effective advising, explicit exploration of values and social issues, and ever-popular athletic or performing arts programs, and it seems to me that schools of the future could easily encompass all the compelling ideas of the present.
May 01, 2013
A provider of MOOCs plans to begin some teacher-training modules, and will partner with a number of teacher colleges.