Malik was recently names a CUNY Scholar Athlete of the Year.
Also, check out the video they made about him:
Dr. Brian Hughes has finally arrived.
We are hard at work preparing for our afternoon interactive session.
Wish us luck.
Gary and I are making our way to the 8th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium (ET4Online),
More details to come.
Thanks to funding from the New Venture Fund and support from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Medium has launched Bright, pop-up publication about innovation in education."
As an aside, it looks great on mobile.
Details for the talk are below. I will blog it for folks who are interested.
Learning Analytics Seminar Series
Jack Mostow, Carnegie Mellon University
Horace Mann Hall 144
April 2, 10am
Title: How Can We Learn from a Reading Tutor that Listens?
Abstract: Project LISTEN's Reading Tutor listens to children read
aloud, and helps them learn to read. It displays text on a computer
screen, uses automatic speech recognition to help analyze a child's
oral reading, and responds with spoken and graphical assistance
modeled after expert reading teachers but adapted to the limitations
and affordances of the technology. The Reading Tutor logs its
interactions in detail to a database that we mine in order to assess
students' performance, model their learning, and harvest
within-subject experiments embedded in the Reading Tutor to compare
alternative tutorial actions. This talk will illustrate a few of the
Reading Tutor's tutorial interactions, student models, and
Wired.com just launched a overhauled site. Here is the new tech stack:
Stylus for CSS
Coming soon: React.js
Development and Deployment:
Gulp for task automation
Linting (check out stylint written by our own Ross Patton)
I wonder what they are using for testing.
You can read more about it in this article from Kathleen Vignos, Wired.com's Director of Engineering.
If you are looking for a feel good story to read this Thanksgiving check out this story from Sports Illustrated about the South Bronx United soccer program.
Happy Thanksgiving everyone.