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Tracking all the initiatives trying to improve education and the access to education for people all over the world.
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New Algorithm Assesses the Quality of Wikipedia Articles

New Algorithm Assesses the Quality of Wikipedia Articles | Education Innovations | Scoop.it
An algorithm that assesses the quality of Wikipedia articles could reassure visitors and help focus editors on entries that need improving.
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Does Our Current Education System Support Innovation?

Does Our Current Education System Support Innovation? | Education Innovations | Scoop.it

In our world of seismic changes, innovation has become a holy grail that promises to shepherd us through these uncertain and challenging times. But are our education systems ready to welcome these changes?

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Learning outcomes btw traditional & online tuition are mostly the same. Hybrid model may be the best solution.

Learning outcomes btw traditional & online tuition are mostly the same. Hybrid model may be the best solution. | Education Innovations | Scoop.it
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Apple Will Now Let Any Teacher Publish Content to iTunes U

Apple Will Now Let Any Teacher Publish Content to iTunes U | Education Innovations | Scoop.it
Apple is upping its bid for its hot-selling iPad to be a teaching device.
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Khan Academy founder to host live Google Hangout to discuss the disruption of education

Khan Academy founder to host live Google Hangout to discuss the disruption of education | Education Innovations | Scoop.it

For the past several weeks, Google has been actively leveraging its Google Hangout feature more and more to share insights of today's thought leaders with the world. Later this month,  Google Play, in collaboration with Google in Education, is set to have Salman Khan, the founder of the popular “learn-it-yourself” service,Khan Academy, take part in a Google Hangout to talk about his new book The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined."

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The school where learning is a game

The school where learning is a game | Education Innovations | Scoop.it
Video gaming is a $90 billion business. Globally, we spend 1 billion hours per year inside games. But this virtual pastime has infiltrated the real world in unexpected ways. It's powering up our problem-solving.
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25 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Complexity

25 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Complexity | Education Innovations | Scoop.it
Recently TeachThought and Edudemic collaborated to produce the following spectrum for using twitter in the classroom.

 

It is roughly structured to increase in complexity from left to right:

Watch, which is passive.

Talk, this adds a degree of interaction.

Produce, which implies an even greater interaction between an audience, a purpose, and a media design–in this case, using twitter to actually produce something original.

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6 Ways in Which Digital is Changing the Face of Higher Education

6 Ways in Which Digital is Changing the Face of Higher Education | Education Innovations | Scoop.it
Over the millennia, tradition has given way to change - women can now educate and be educated, and books and technology are the medium. Yet the basic kn...
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Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn.
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