New Learning Times
The New Learning Times
is an EdLab publishing project that highlights new ideas for the transformation of the Education Sector.
The New Learning Times features content that illustrates current developments and future possibilities in education that promise to make learning more accessible, more powerful, and less costly.
The New Learning Times began publishing daily in October 2012.
Rhizr (formerly mSCHOOL)
EdLab is making a major commitment to the mSchooling agenda. mSchooling refers to those activities related to the ongoing transition of the educational sector from the industrial era to the information era.
In this transformation, schooling will move from being an industrial era institution with all of the concrete operations that characterize organizations that grew up when the dominant organizational form was the factory (or the factory-emulating bureaucracy) to being a concept for a ne...Read More
Vialogues leverages videos for learning by adding group interaction as part of the viewing experience. Individuals watching a specific video can create vialogues, which are focused discussion environments that include comments time-coded to different parts of the video. In learning environments, teachers can post comments to scaffold the video content or to perform formative assessment of student understanding. They can also elicit questions about the video from students and engage in conversati...Read More