Reflections on “Cut the curriculum” [Richardson; K-12 focused]

Cut the curriculum — from willrichardson.com by Will Richardson Excerpt: Here’s an idea: A Minimal Viable Curriculum (MVC). That’s what Christian Talbot over at Basecamp is […]

Training the workforce of the future [Bauman]

Training the workforce of the future: Education in America will need to adapt to prepare students for the next generation of jobs – including ‘data […]

Reflections on “The world is changing. Here’s how companies must adapt.” [Kaeser]

The world is changing. Here’s how companies must adapt. — from weforum.org by Joe Kaeser, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens AG Excerpts (emphasis DSC): Although […]

The Top 20 Education Next Articles of 2018

The Top 20 Education Next Articles of 2018 — from educationnext.org Excerpt: Every December, Education Next releases a list of the most popular articles we published over the course […]

Modern Learners 2018 Provocation of the Year [Dixon]

Modern Learners 2018 Provocation of the Year — from modernlearners.com by Bruce Dixon Excerpt: In this context, provocation is therefore about deconstructing meanings and hidden […]

Reflections on obtaining a long term return on investment (ROI) in our current learning

From DSC: First of all, an excerpt from an email from RetrievalPractice.org: Last week, we talked about an activity we call Flash Forward. Simply ask your […]

Personal reflections on “Teachers urged to instill assignments with ‘choice and relevancy’” [Schaffhauser]

Teachers urged to instill assignments with ‘choice and relevancy’ — from thejournal.com by Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt (emphasis DSC): A new report from the Education Trust looks at the role […]

Frey: “…by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an education-based company that we haven’t heard of yet.”

From DSC: I agree with futurist Thomas Frey: “I’ve been predicting that by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an […]

“Affordable and at-scale” [Schroeder] + “Trends for the future of education with Jeff Selingo” [Steelcase]

Affordable and at-scale — from insidehighered.com by Ray Schroeder Affordable degrees at scale have arrived. The momentum behind this movement is undeniable, and its impact […]

Reflections on “Inside Amazon’s artificial intelligence flywheel” [Levy]

Inside Amazon’s artificial intelligence flywheel — from wired.com by Steven Levy How deep learning came to power Alexa, Amazon Web Services, and nearly every other […]

U.S. students spend more time working paid jobs than going to class [Griffin]

U.S. students spend more time working paid jobs than going to class — from bloomberg.com by Riley Griffin Facing mounting debt, U.S. college students spend double the […]

What K-12 and higher education can learn from each other [Ake-Little]

What K-12 and higher education can learn from each other — from edweek.org by Ethan Ake-Little Excerpts: In 1952, three prep schools—the Lawrenceville School, Phillips Academy, […]

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