Goodbye, June. Hello, July. We may only be a few days into a new month, but we’re already noticing an obvious focus on the future in this week’s news. Check out the top ten below for the latest in schools, tools and developments across K12 and HigherEd, and peek into the future of teaching and learning.
Blended Schools & Tools
1. Khan Goes Offline in His Hands-On Microschool
— MindShift (@MindShiftKQED) July 2, 2016
We’re bullish on microschools–and they’re just for city slickers, we think small schools are a big opportunity for rural communities.
2. Nominate Innovators
— Carri Schneider (@CarriSchneider) July 5, 2016
3. Blockchain Gang
— Tom Vander Ark (@tvanderark) June 28, 2016
And, here’s a good Blockchain ‘splainer from David Hopkins
4. ISTE’s New IP Fee
ISTE to Charge Businesses for Licensing of Standards, and Announces Microsoft Partnership https://t.co/ZdlKV6XpKW
— Education Week (@educationweek) June 27, 2016
5. College Degrees For The Win
— michael j. crawford (@mjcraw) July 5, 2016
Read our review of the Gtown CEW study.
Higher, Deeper, Further, Faster Learning
— Cathy Milazzo (@CathyMilazzo) June 28, 2016
7. The Latest Shindig
— Canvas LMS (@CanvasLMS) June 29, 2016
Movers, Shakers & Groundbreakers
8. Mark Edwards, DiscoveryEd’s New SVP
— Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) June 30, 2016
And see our tribute to Mark and two other EdLeaders that have done local work with such care that it’s had a big impact
9. The Woj at Planet3
— Justin Aglio (@JustinAglio) June 29, 2016
Research & Reports
10. New #CBE Study
— Nellie Mae Ed. Fdn. (@NellieMaeEdFdn) July 4, 2016
Or just reach Chris Sturgis’ thoughtful review on CompetencyWorks.
For more, see:
- College Degrees More Important Than Ever
- Smart Review | Tech Out Your Class: 6 Projects to Meet Common Core & ISTE Standards
- 4 Strategic Decisions to Take When Planning a Competency-Based Education Program
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