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George Lucas Will Donate Disney $4 Billion To Education

George Lucas Will Donate Disney $4 Billion To Education: "“For 41 years, the majority of my time and money has been put into the company,” Lucas said in a statement on Wednesday. “As I start a new chapter in my life, it is gratifying that I have the opportunity to devote more time and resources to philanthropy.” The director has yet to disclose which charity will be the beneficiary of the huge chunk of money. But Lucas currently serves as the chairman of Edutopia, a foundation that empowers innovative coursework in schools. The organization is a likely choice, eonline.com speculates."

Free online higher ed: Voices from the frontier
Washington Post (blog)
I have a master's in engineering from an Ivy League school. This learning experience is different than when I went to school because it's online. Lectures are online videos so you can pause, rewind, and repeat to better absorb the information. And the ...

Houston teachers bring school to ill children
Inside this room, in a place where daily miracles coexist with unimaginable losses, she and two fellow Houston Independent School District teachers, Elisama Lerma and Natasha Mallone, offer hope in the guise of a lesson plan. They provide a link to ...

Hazlehurst parents are learning to help kids succeed in school
Hazlehurst parents are learning to help kids succeed in school. Posted: Saturday, November 3, 2012 7:06 PM EST. Updated: ... A picture on WLBT's Facebook page posted by commenter's is creating a stir online and in the community. The picture is of a ...

School district eyes early learning site
Eau Claire school district officials continue to show interest in the former Eau Claire LutheranSchool located on the city's northwest side as a site to house the district's early-learningprograms. The Eau Claire school board will discuss the matter ...

Online Learning - Washington State School Directors' Association
10/30/2012. 1. Online Learning: a How-to Guide. Susan Canaga. Support Manager. Digital Learning Department, OSPI. November 15, 2012. OSPI's Digital ...

e-Learning Leadership: 10 Strategies - Getting Smart by Tom ...
Given the theme of e-learning leadership, I'll be leading a conversation about ... Read Funding the Shift to Digital Learning; Allocate $200/student/per to an ...

Florida roundup: Online learning, tax credit scholarships - redefinED
Red flags in Florida charter school scandal raise questions about district oversight November 1, 2012. Florida roundup: Online learning, tax credit scholarships, ...

Teachers Report Mixed Impact of Digital Media - Digital Education ...
By Ian Quillen
Teachers say digital tools used both inside the formal classroom setting and outside it in students' personal lives are having a mixed impact on students' academic and social development, according to two surveys released Thursday morning.
Digital Education - Education Week

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