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Khan Academy Announces a Talent Search

Do you enjoy making instructional videos for your students or the general public?

10 Good YouTube Channels for Math Lessons

Khan Academy has kind of become the default YouTube channels for people who are searching for mathematics tutorials.

Un-Fathom-able: The Hidden History of Ed-Tech #CETIS14

Here are the notes and the slides from my keynote today at CETIS 2014 (which was just an amazingly great event). 

Hack Education Weekly News: Pearson Wins Major CCSS Standardized Testing Contract. Shocker.

In this week's news, Pearson won the contract to develop and administer PARCC's version of the CCSS tests (about 15 million students are covered by this testing consortium. 15 million times $29.50 per test. Will that be on the test?). Some folks are arguing kids are mad at Michelle Obama because she's been pushing for healthier school lunches. Me, I reckon some folks will use any opportunity to be mad at the Obamas. Google launches an LMS. Microsoft adds Khan Academy content to PowerPoint. Automattic, the company behind Wordpress, raises a ton of money.

How Are Teachers and Students Using Khan Academy?

An SRI International report found that in general, the Khan Academy is not impacting traditional teacher directed instruction, especially when schools have limited access to computers.

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Hack Education Weekly News: Udacity Charges for Certificates, a Harry Potter MOOC, and Other Ed-Tech "Magic Formulas"

In this week's news: more details about the new SAT. Udacity will no longer offer free certification to its MOOC completers. Coursera's CEO rewrites online education history. Tony Bates is retiring. Chegg buys a daily deals site. 60 years after Brown v Board of Education, US schools are resegregating. RIP Gabriel García Márquez. And hey! My other project Educating Modern Learners is now live!

Hack Education Weekly News: College Football Players Win Bid to Unionize

In this week's education news: a huge victory for student athletes at Northwestern University, who've been given the go ahead to form a union. New leadership at Coursera and edX -- the former, the former president of Yale and the latter, a former Vistaprint exec. Because who better to lead the charge for MOOC 2.0. Or something. 2U prepares to IPO. A bunch of startups raise money. Knewton's CEO insists that learning styles are real because he said so. And the beat goes on.

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