August 1, 2015

ISTE 2015: The Big Themes—On-site and in the Backchannel | ISTE 2015

Melissa Techman recaps the highlights from ISTE 2015, much of the value, as in past events, coming from conversation and social media.

MOOC Mania: Debunking the hype around massive open online courses

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The New York Times crowned 2012 as “The Year of the MOOC.” Journalist Audrey Watters trains a critical eye on the hottest trend in education and considers what it might mean for K-12 schools.

What Tech in Schools Really Looks Like

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When it comes to the latest technology, some schools are more equal than others.

Hands on With iBooks Author

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Ed-tech journalist Audrey Watters puts Apple’s new textbook creation tool, iBooks Author, through its paces.