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

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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). 

The Future of Ed-Tech is a Reclamation Project #DLFAB

Here are the notes and slides from my keynote today at the Alberta Digital Learning Forum. The idea behind the forum: to imagine what education will look like in the province in 2030.
I tried not to go full dystopia. I really did. As I started to pull together my talk, it was clear that all the traveling and speaking and listening and learning I've been doing over the last month has shaped my thinking. So thanks to Jim Groom and Brian Lamb and Jon Udell in particular. This talk borrows heavily from your work.

Hack Education Weekly News: MOOC Magic! MOOC Disruption!

A day late on my weekly roundup of education news. Sorry. Traveling. Talking too much. The usual. In this week's news, lots of MOOC-related stuff, compensating for last week's lack of MOOC updates. Andrew Ng is leaving Coursera. Sebastian Thrun insists Udacity can do "magic" for affluent students. Clayton Christensen says that MOOCs' disruption is "only just beginning." Meanwhile, net neutrality is in danger (but the FCC promises it'll fund e-rate). Google must protect "the right to be forgotten" in the EU.

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