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Michael Auerbach is the co-founder of Kinful, a K-12 social-emotional learning program where students produce their own virtual reality videos. Auerbach has spent over nine years founding, directing, and scaling social justice programs, dealing with issues such as gender equality in West Africa, juvenile justice in Baltimore, and educational equity in New York City. How did your education ...
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. How Rosetta Stone is prospering despite the onslaught of language learning apps. Full story from CNBC 2. Latina student programs Alexa to teach immigrants their rights.
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Research shows that language learning might delay dementia. Full story from Salon 2. How and why one professor eliminated grades to focus on learning.
I found this interesting website that showcases an open source taxonomy for the future of education.The 2019 Global Learning Landscape is an open source taxonomy for mapping innovation in learning and talent. Combining machine learning with a global community of experts, we analyzed over 50,000 organizations, 500,000 apps and considered the 3 million schools, colleges and universities around the world. Using the classical top-down / bottom-up design methodology, the 2019 Global Learning Landscape was built around 50 core clusters along a learning journey. From k...
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Eight podcasts for the tech curious to learn from. Full story from the New York Times 2. Garageband meets learning needs of a young autistic composer.
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. MIT and the Fashion Institute of Technology collaborate to create innovative textiles. Full story from MIT News 2. Dozens of colleges exploited by a software vulnerability.
Our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Digital learning platform prepares lawyers for the future. Full story from Above the Law 2. This snapchat-style app helps kids learn to overcome speech impediments.
Technology use in refugee camps can facilitate significant professional and community development opportunities among teachers. A recent study examined these developments at the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in Kenya. Specifically, researchers examined how refugee teachers living in camps use mobile phones and messaging apps with their peers, and how these tools can boost girls’ education and gender equity. The researchers collec...
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Check out this story from Fast Company about the Open Syllabus Project. Researchers at Columbia analyzed over six million syllabi to learn what was being taught and what materials were being used. Here are some highlights:Most economics courses are conservative. The notion of "the canon" has lost traction.The same subject is taught differently in different nations