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9 years ago
Happy Labor Day! Here are today's top stories on learning, brought to you by the NLT team 1. Online universities, a market awaits you in Asia Full story from Phys.org 2. Bottom's up innovative learning Full story from Triplepundit 3. A new twist on gaming, does it get five stars? Full story from itnewsonline 4. The possibilities of education in the digital era Full story from The Star 5. Designing calm Full story from The New York Times
9 years ago
Here are today's top stories on learning, selected by the NLT team: 1. Rethinking the standardized test: Are schools ready to forsake the no. 2 pencil and move beyond the bubble? Full story from Smartblogs 2. Are these really the MOST creative EdTech startups? Full story from The Huffington Post 3. EdSurge gets an infusion of cash and journalists... the edtech field holds their breath Full story from Techcrunch 4. New language software can understand the context and meaning of written sentences Full story from Technapex 5. A growing education gap in our cities. Full story from The Atlantic Cities
9 years ago
Here are today's top stories on learning, selected by the NLT team: 1. One-laptop-per-child initiative failing in Peru...technology alone is not enough Full story from Education Next 2. Could InstaEDU really replace in-person tutors? Or is this the future of tutoring for the 99%? Full story from Mashable 3. Does online learning turn education into an assembly-line and discourage independent thinking? Full story from The Seattle Times 4. Cool jeans, check. iPhone, check. Lunch money, check. Latest Apps for High School Students? Full story from Mashable 5. Beloit College's list of cultural touchstones for the class of 2016 gives professors a painful reminder of just how dated their references are Full story from Beloit College
9 years ago
Here are today's top stories on learning, selected by the New Learning Times (NLT) team: 1. Cal State University System and Pearson pair up to offer online courses... but will this power couple last? Full story from Hacked Education 2. How do America's investments in education look, internationally speaking Full story from Center from American Progress 3. Ask not what college can do for you, but what college can do for your country Full story from Washington Monthly 4. Employment "gatekeepers" are very suspicious of online education Full story from The Washington Post 5. Bored digital: Mobile generation finds teacher-centric learning passé
9 years ago
Here are today's (Sunday's) top stories on learning in descending order, selected by the New Learning Times' (NLT) team. 1. The best open tools for flipping, blending, analyzing, and digitizing your classroom Full story from Getting Smart. 2. Millennials are buying more books than Boomers, even more impressive when you consider how many we're pirating Full story from The Digital Reader. 3. The university of the future will be more like...Costco? Full story from Inside Higher Ed. 4. SparkTruck: A mobile maker space that gets kids thinking and creating Full story from BoingBoing . 5. Cell phones in school… Good? Bad? Full story from Ed Week.
9 years ago
Here are today's (Saturday's) top stories on learning in descending order, selected by the New Learning Times' (NLT) team. 1. Top Apps for back to school... student edition! Full story from Online Colleges . 2. Cornell's NYC tech campus set to open its doors soon... Full story from Technapex. 3. If the Harlem Children's Zone is so great, why isn't it everywhere? Full story from The Atlantic Cities. 4. Is a fun learning experience a game, or has it simply been gamified? Learn how to tell the difference . Full story from Mindshift 5. Is Grockit a game-changer? Full story from Education Next.
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9 years ago
Here are today's top stories on learning, selected by the New Learning Times' (NLT) team. 1. Stanford's student-run tech incubation program, taking it to the next level Full story from Inc. 2. Surprise! New reports suggest professors are not as technophobic as we thought Full story from Inside Higher Ed. 3. Alternative futures to address unequal education opportunities Full story from American Progress. 4. Ohio schools meeting state standards with new technology Full story from Journal News . 5. Why edtech startups are bypassing schools as consumers and making a beeline for teachers Full story from Time.
9 years ago
As we continue to pilot High Five, today I am experimenting with a slightly more playful format. What do you think? Does it entice you to open the links? OR does the playfulness hurt our legitimacy? Looking forward to hearing your thoughts! Here are today's top stories on learning, selected by the New Learning Times' (NLT) team. One of them is FAKE. Can you guess which one? Click on the links to find out! I. Huge names in online education team up to make a mega MOOC for programming Full story from Hack Education II. And the winner of the best classroom for the 21rst Century is… Full story from The School of Tomorrow III. The dollhouse goes DIY: Inspiring girls to put down the toys and pick up a circuit board Full story from Good Education IV. Kentucky is thinking outside the box when it comes to college credits Full story from Inside Higher Ed V. What the West can learn from the East and what the East can learn from the West Full story from The Guardian
9 years ago
Here are today's top stories on learning, selected by the New Learning Times (NLT) team: I. Underemployed academics supporting association conferences, something needs to seriously change Full story from Aljazeera II. The most watched TEDTalk of all time is on why we need to radically change our approach to education Full story from TED III. Can the private sector really improve the public school system? Full story from The Atlantic IV. What do Americans think about their public schools? Full story from PDK International V. Edtech and systems development in the UAE: Read up on the ambitious plan to transform education by 2021 Full story from AME Info
9 years ago
Here are today's top stories on learning, selected by the NLT team: I. Catholic schools jump on the MOOC bandwagon Full story Campus Technology II. India's new proposed scrutiny of foreign university programs sparks contention Full story from The Chronicle of Higher Education III. Discovery Channel gets a stronger hold on the education market with its digital textbooks Full story from The New York Times IV. How one entrepreneur is curating the world's biggest library: The Internet Full story from Wired V. Eight ways to make innovation a priority in the classroom Full story from Mindshift