MOOCs: Top 10 Sites for Free Education With Elite Universities

MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Courses.  Although there has been access to free online courses on the Internet for years, the quality and quantity of courses has changed. Access to free courses has allowed students to obtain a level of education that many only could dream of in the past.  This has changed the …

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Hunting the Whole Enchilada: 6 Excellent Sites for Free Digital Textbooks

By Dian Schaffhauser THE Journal, Aug. 1, 2013 It’s time to try out K-12 textbooks that won’t gather dust on your classroom shelves. Here are the best sites for digital books that won’t cost you a dime.   Plug “digital resources for k12″ into Google and you’ll get a bazillion results (or maybe it just …

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Pres. Aquino Signs Enhanced Basic Education Act

“Basic education shall be delivered in languages understood by the learners as the language plays a strategic role in shaping the formative years of learners. For kindergarten and the first three (3) years of elementary education, instruction, teaching materials and assessment shall be in the regional or native language of the learners. The Department of …

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CISCO: BYOD in Education At-A-Glance

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Disclaimer: thelearningplace.ph does not in any manner endorse the following CISCO approach to the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) Solution in Education; CISCO’s BYOD just happens to be readily available for illustrative purposes. – JP   The Cisco Bring-Your-Own-Device Solution for Education: Getting Mobile Devices Simply and Securely Connected For teachers, school districts, and the IT professionals who support education, Bring …

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Reflections From Two Years of Khan Academy in the Classroom

Shantanu Sinha President, Khan Academy Posted at the HuffingtonPost.com, 09/27/2012   It has been two years since we first started working with schools to see how Khan Academy can support teachers and students in the classroom. We started off modestly with three teachers in Los Altos School District (LASD). The initial results were exciting, and the movement …

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