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Friday Institute Project Designs MOOCs for Educators

Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University’s College of Education announce the offering of "MOOC-Eds" - Massive, open, online courses for educators.

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New Book Outlines 7 Keys to Smart Cities

"Smart Cities That Work for Everyone" discusses how dramatically improving learning requires local leadership, productive partnerships, a commitment to talent development, aligned investment, and capacity to incubate new tools and schools.

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XPRIZE Launches $15 million Prize to Power Personal Learning

Global Learning XPRIZE challenge invites teams from around the world to develop open source and scalable software that enables young people to teach themselves basic reading, writing and arithmetic.

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6 Tips for Student Motivation

Daniel Pink (@DanielPink), author of Drive about the science behind motivation, is out with a new book called To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth of Moving Others. Here are 6 powerful tips gleaned from his recent webinar on motivation and persuasion.

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Leadership

6 Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

In a time of great competition, individuals and organizations set themselves apart by being super productive. They work hard but more importantly, they work smart.

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Foundation for Excellence in Education

The Foundation for Excellence in Education is igniting a movement of reform, state by state, to transform education for the 21st century economy. Excellence in Action, the organization’s flagship initiative, is working with lawmakers and policymakers to advance education reform across America.

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Learning

What’s the Uber for Education?

An Uber-like education would be student-centered: personalized, competency-based, with high student ownership, and would happen anywhere anytime.

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Learning

NCAA Tail Wagging the Dog of Learning

As learning opportunities for students are expanding, the NCAA is playing academic czar, deciding which courses count towards NCAA eligibility - and those that don’t.

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