Cardinal Online: Stanford University and edX Announce New Collaboration

NCAA Basketball: Pacific-10 Conference Tournament-Oregon State vs. Stanford

Add another school to team edX. Less than a month after releasing of their XBlock SDK on the path to becoming a fully open source online learning platform, Stanford has announced that they will be collaborating with cialis to Continue reading

EdTech Predictions for 2013 and Beyond

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We’re excited to share that our edtech event last night, SXSFedu, was a success. We sold out yet again and the discussion on the digital shift in the classroom was insightful. We’ll have a full recap posted later today and Continue reading

Wanted: Tech Savvy Teachers

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A report from the National Association of State Boards of Education has highlighted the need for greater aptitude for technology in America’s teachers. While it has been widely acknowledged that teachers need improved tech skills for quite some time now, Continue reading

Thoughts on Tech Education from 8 Entrepreneurs in Tech


This week, TNW’s Scott Gerber of Entrepreneur asked eight tech entrepreneurs an important question about how teachers and administrators can help facilitate technology education so that today’s students are better prepared to meet the need for tech employees in the Continue reading

Stanford Assigns Vice Provost of Online Learning


This week, Stanford University announced the appointment of John Mitchell to serve as Vice Provost for Online Learning. This signifies the university is getting serious about the Stanford Online initiative to reach more students around the world and to address the transforming Continue reading

Edutech News Source, EdSurge, Raises $400k


EdSurge, an education tech news source, today announced they’ve raised $400,000 in a seed round from the Washington Post Co. and NewSchools Venture Fund, as well as other angel investors. EdSurge began as a weekly newsletter that included timely edutech Continue reading

50 Apps for Lifelong Learners

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Last week, Edudemic and their content partner Online College Courses published a list of the 50 best educational iOS apps for lifelong learners to download. For those of us who are finished with school and but aren’t ready to stop Continue reading

Math Teacher on Why We Need Common Core Standards


CNN’s School of Thought blog often features opinons from educational experts and thought leaders. Today they featured Jon Wray, board member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, on why we need the Common Core Standards. If you’re curious Continue reading

Your Semester Just Got Better (And a Lot More Organized) with Zabzo


For me, one of the hardest aspects of college was trying to figure out how to manage my time. I thought I had this skill down when I graduated high school, but with constant temptations (which ranged from all-night chats Continue reading

Gone to the Dark Side? Shifting from the Old School to the New Frontier

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“I guess we won’t hear from you anymore now that you’re going to the Dark Side.” These were the parting words of my co-worker and fellow English teacher at our St. Francis High School faculty end-of-the-year picnic in June. This Continue reading