Required Readings, 30 May 2013
Good morning, teachers and learners! Have you started your summer sessions yet? Are you taking a break from school for the summer? Even if you are, don’t take a break from learning and reading.
In Deals With 10 Public Universities, Coursera Bids for Role in Credit Courses – The MOOC company is expanding its reach. Inevitable, but I’m not sure it’s good…
University of Manitoba gives honorary degree to astronaut Julie Payette – Those Canadian astronauts are getting all the attention these days.
Student ball at Oxford University ends in ‘catastrophe’ – also amusingly. I’m a bad man.
Open Up Your Mind and Let Your Brain Shut Off – Sharon Hill’s HuffPo piece with a classic critical thinking lesson. Bite-sized, vulgarity-free, and ready to assign to your class.
Educating the Innovators – Eric Mazur and how traditional assessment is bad for education innovation.
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