MOOCs worldwide in 2013

December 22, 2013 6:00 pm
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In an EdSurge article, Dhawal Shah provides an analysis of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) worldwide, as of 2013. As he writes, “The number of courses offered has grown from about 100 MOOCs in 2012 to almost 700 starting in 2013, with... View Article

US PISA 2013

December 18, 2013 6:00 pm
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According to an EdSurge article by Esther Wojcicki, the US spends more per student ($7,743) than other OECD nations, yet has fallen badly in the most recent PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) test scores, released on December 3, 2013: “US students slipped... View Article

Common Core Stimulus Funding

December 3, 2013 6:00 pm
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In a Huffington Post article, Adrienne Lu reports that the Obama administration has spent “$438 million of economic stimulus funding into developing standardized tests aligned to the Common Core and has strongly encouraged states to adopt “college- and career-ready standards”... View Article