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Monday, January 30, 2012

Listen | StoryCorps

A few people try, and fewer still try again.
Listen | StoryCorps

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Justin Reich on How Free and Open Education Might Widen Digital Divides

60% of American Schools are cosidered Title-1 (i.e. at least 40% of their students qualify for free lunch because they don't meet Federal poverty level standards).
CK12 - Open access textbooks. What is "Academic Literacy", "Paradata"?
There are three learning 'skills' that students can learn from participating in an online wiki:

Expert thinking

New Media Literacy

Complex communicating and collaboration

In this research of 200 public school wiki projects, only 2% used complex communicating and collaborations.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Dr. Michio Kaku Says America Has An Achilles' Heel

Get rid of the H1 visa, and you will get high paying jobs for Americans, but we will lose our quality of life, because we lack the educational system to compete.
The way to fix the American educational system is through cooperation rather than competition.