Massive Open Online Courses (aka MOOCs) are the biggest trend affecting education right now. They've gotten the attention of VCs, Harvard, MIT, and students around the world. So what's the big deal and what does the future hold?
It's World Teachers' Day tomorrow and that means teachers around the globe should be honored and shown the respect they truly deserve. But in this truly connected age, there should also be a big emphasis on the world part of World Teachers' Day.
The Gates and Carnegie Foundations are funding two $75,000 awards for the open source developers who can build the in-school software that fits into the new federal reporting requirements on academic achievement.