Covid-19 Could Force An Overdue Revolution In America’s Higher Education
— Read on www.city-journal.org/covid-19-online education-revolution
“MIT/Google could offer a two-year degree in STEM, at $100,000 in tuition (a bargain), yielding $5 billion a year.”
— Read on www.businessinsider.com/scott-galloway-coronavirus-pandemic-reshaping-higher-education-universities-may-close-2020-4
MIT introduces “COVID-19 Rapid Innovation Dashboard,” an all-hands-on-deck team effort between the five schools, to research, report, and find solutions to the coronavirus.
— Read on www.techrepublic.com/article/mit-community-weighs-in-to-address-the-pandemic/
Students at more than 12 Canadian universities are being offered the ‘compassionate’ option to be graded with a pass or fail rather than letter grades
— Read on www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-universities-turn-to-a-passfail-system-as-pandemic-derails-academic/
Starting on Sunday, the company is also requiring passwords on everyone’s previously scheduled meetings to help prevent unwanted guests from infiltrating the video conferencing sessions.
— Read on www.pcmag.com/news/to-stop-hijackings-zoom-will-turn-on-the-waiting-room-feature-for-all-users
Greek mathematics from the sixth century BCE to the fourth century CE is represented by the work of, e.g., Pythagoras; Proclus; Thales; Democritus; Hippocrates of Chios; Theaetetus; Plato; Eudoxus of Cnidus; Aristotle; Euclid; Eratosthenes; Apollonius; Ptolemy; Heron of Alexandria; Diophantus; and Pappus.
— Read on www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php
Kevin Scott is Microsoft’s chief technology officer, its executive vice president of AI and Research, and the author, with Greg Shaw, of the new book, “Reprogramming the American Dream: From Rural America to Silicon Valley, Making AI Serve Us All.” Scott, who joined Microsoft with its acquisition of…
— Read on www.geekwire.com/2020/reprogramming-american-dream-microsofts-cto-returns-rural-roots-find-future-ai/
Find breaking news, analysis, and opinion on K-12 education issues affecting school and district leaders, teachers, policymakers, and ed-tech professionals.
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Understanding the “why” behind teaching practices can help parents create meaningful and effective at-home learning opportunities during the pandemic.
— Read on www.edutopia.org/article/7-guiding-principles-parents-teaching-home
Control Alt Achieve: How to Create Self-Grading Quizzes in Google Classroom
— Read on www.controlaltachieve.com/2020/04/classroom-quizzes.html