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SchoolTube Strives to Be YouTube for K-12 Education

Lights, Camera, Learn: SchoolTube Strives to Be YouTube for K-12 Education
And 71 percent of adults visit video-sharing sites like Vimeo and YouTube. YouTube boasts an entire section of educational videos called YouTube EDU — but some schools block the video-sharing tool because of the explicit content on other parts of the ...

Online lessons aid teachers, students in classrooms
Boston Globe
Online learning resources such as Khan Academy “require a fair amount of discipline, self-motivation, and organization . . . if that is not there, the online learningis likely to fail,” she said. “I think they offer a very good service. But the bottom ...

Boston Globe

CourseSmart Launches Pilot With Iowa Community College Online Consortium
Sacramento Bee
"CourseSmart is pleased to partner with ICCOC in our common goal of providing students, faculty and institutions with the best possible online learning experience through eTextbooks and digitalcourse materials," said Sean Devine, CEO of CourseSmart ...

Learning Community offering online open-enrollment
Omaha World-Herald
The Learning Community is making it easier for parents to apply for open-enrollment transfers. Parents can now submit an application online to transfer a child to a school in another LearningCommunity school district. The enrollment period for the ...

Teachers make extra money selling educational materials online
Los Angeles Times
Others followed, like sharemylesson.com run by the American Federation of Teachers, the nation's second-largest teachers union, where free curriculum ideas and materials are offered. Although most users characterize these sites as an inexpensive way ...

Proposed charter school would allow home study
Napa Valley Register
The proposed kindergarten to eighth-grade school would combine independent studies with traditional “brick and mortar” classroom learning. Students would be home-schooled three days a week using an online learning program and, for two days a week, ...

Teachers call online search mixed bag
San Francisco Chronicle
The center, along with the College Board and the National Writing Project, conducted the survey of 2,462 middle and high school teachers in the United States between March 7 and April 23. The report found "complex and at times contradictory" results.

San Francisco Chronicle

Online courses raise intellectual property concerns
The Stanford Daily
Although Stanford's recent foray into online education has been met with cautious praise, faculty members have raised concerns surrounding intellectual property rights in the online space. The advent of ... According to Vice Provost for Online Learning ...

Canvas Network: Instructure takes on Coursera, et al, with a unique approach ...
In April, Coursera grabbed $16 million in venture capital on its way to dramatically shifting the nature of higher education with its Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Kirsten Winkler and I had the opportunity to interview its founders later that ...

Getting To The Heart Of Educational Reform
GPB (blog)
He speaks and presents internationally on topics concerning online learning, school reform, and the future of education. ... He tests through the roof so intelligence isn't the issue, and to my knowledge, he has no learning disabilities ...

GPB (blog)

Management firm gives edge to charter school
The South Florida Times
ìWeíre providing a different way of learning,î said Colleen Reynolds of Charter Schools USA, the company which has the contract to run the school. ... Parents can also go online to check their childrenís test scores, homework, curriculum and attendance.

Open Online Education and the Canvas Network | Inside Higher Ed
These services include learning design and faculty development work, as well as access to a community of practice around open online education. EdX ...

Digital Learning Resouces Conference March 7 RFP.docx
ODLRs are a fairly broad categorization of educational technologies and practices that include the use and integration of in-class and online digital media, ...

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