Great strategies for all leaders at https://www.skipprichard.com/the-influence-effect-a-new-path-to-power-for-women-leaders/

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How well is OER utilized in K-12? And why? Find answers in Open Educational Resources haven’t upended the way that K-12 schools get course materials – yet at https://www.commonsense.org/education/blog/what-new-research-on-young-kids-media-use-means-for-teachers?utm_content=bufferb5e4b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Excellent tools for teachers at https://americantesol.com/blogger/videoquizsites/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Awesome practical steps in this great posting by Shelly Terrell in How to Create a Click and Learn Digital Calendar at   http://teacherrebootcamp.com/2017/11/24/digitalcalendar2017/?utm_content=buffer5754c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Are you informed on the conditioning of your students? M=Take a few minutes and learn more about your students: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/research/the-common-sense-census-media-use-by-kids-age-zero-to-eight-2017?utm_content=buffer08a3c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Read about one school district’s new policy and post a comment what you think about it. Find at https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2017/11/are-parent-teacher-conferences-becoming-obsolete/545900/

MOOCS: Are They Still Around?

Posted: 06/12/2017 by broadyesl in MOOC, Uncategorized
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MOOCS were hailed as the big disruption of the education landscape. Although many organizations offered them, they did not deliver the big change in the world of education. What is the current situation? Read more at https://larrycuban-wordpress-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/larrycuban.wordpress.com/2017/10/28/whatever-happened-to-moocs/amp/ Excerpt: Do MOOCs Work? Depends upon what someone means by “work.” Since the usual measures of “success” in taking courses are attendance, grades, test scores, and similar outcomes, only one of these familiar measures has been applied to MOOCs: how many students completed the course?  Attrition has been very high. About ten percent of enrolled students in the early years of MOOCs did all of the assignments, communicated with course assistants, and took the final exam. Sorting out claims of “success” amid sky-high attrition rates has been an issue for both champions and skeptics of the innovation See hereherehere, and here)