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August 28, 2015

Accessibility Concerns Delay $30M Amazon E-Book Contract in N.Y.C.

New York City schools postponed action on an Amazon contract for creating an online storefront where educators will buy e-books, after the National Federation of the Blind raised questions about it.

August 28, 2015

$30 Million Amazon Contract for New York City Schools Held Up By Accessibility Concerns

The National Federation of the Blind questions whether e-books that educators will purchase through Amazon's storefront are likely to be fully useful to its community.

July 27, 2015

Free AP Lessons Offered Online in Calculus, Physics, Macroeconomics

A MOOC-provider teams up with the College Board to release materials aimed at students who are underrepresented in AP classes.

June 09, 2015

MOOC Provider edX Moves to Boost 'Open' Status of Its Content

The "MOOC" provider edX is allowing authors of its content to license their materials as "open educational resources."

March 18, 2015

EdPolicy Education: New MOOCs From ExcelinEd

The Foundation for Excellence in Education launched EdPolicy Leaders Online, a new resource to help education policymakers better understand and implement education reform efforts. These new Massively Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, feature nearly 40 experts across the education landscape including superintendents, senators, parents, policy makers, teachers, and CEOs.

January 02, 2015

Rebooting MOOC Research

My thoughts on how we could better take advantage of research opportunities from massive open online courses to advance the science of learning.

September 12, 2014

EdX Launches Online Curriculum for High School Students

MIT and Harvard University's online-learning platform edX entered the K-12 arena this week with the release of 26 MOOCs targeted at high school students.

September 12, 2014

EdX Enters K-12 Arena with High School Level MOOCs

MIT and Harvard University's online-learning platform edX released this week a set of 26 courses targeted at high school students.

January 07, 2014

Stanford Engineer Develops Virtual Science Labs for MOOCs

An engineering professor at Stanford University has developed a way for students in MOOCs to conduct virtual lab experiments—an "iLab," as he calls it—that could have value for K-12 students.

October 10, 2013

MOOCs Can Teach Leaders About 21st Century Learning

MOOCs provide information, invite participation, invoke curiosity, and encourage learning. Isn't that what we want for all students?

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