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The History of Ed-Tech via Patent Applications

Mike Caulfield tweeted this picture this morning, with a wry chuckle about MOOCs' pretension that they've invented this whole ed-tech thing: a 1966 patent for an “audio visual teaching system.”

Hack Education Weekly News: The Starbucks "Free College Tuition" PR Campaign

Education Politics
Louisiana governor (and perhaps presidential candidate?) Bobby Jindal issued orders to withdraw his state from the Common Core. But it wasn’t a smooth move, as the state Superintendent insists that Jindal doesn’t have the authority to do so.

Un-Fathom-able: The Hidden History of Ed-Tech #CETIS14

Here are the notes and the slides from my keynote today at CETIS 2014 (which was just an amazingly great event). 

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