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Some Initiatives and Announcements as Summer Approaches and School Years End

OPEN NH / Academy of Applied Science Partnership NH e-Learning for Educators is partnering with the Academy of Applied Science to offer their science education courses for teachers online through OPEN NH.  Our first offering will be AS-01 Full STEAM … Continue reading

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#GoOpen New Hampshire Open Education Week March 7-11

Open Education Week’s goal is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now.  http://www.openeducationweek.org/ Open Education Week is coordinated by the The Open Education Consortium, an association of hundreds of institutions and organizations … Continue reading

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13 States Kick Off #GoOpen Education Resources Initiatives

The U.S. Education Department is helping lead the charge at the state and district level to shift to openly licensed educational resources. MARIN COUNTY, Calif. — State leaders across the country are sending the message that they will support schools … Continue reading

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Why American higher education faculty tend to resist digital materials: new study

Originally posted on Bryan Alexander:
Most American professors generally avoid digital materials, according to a new study.  A minority are interested, but the majority prefer traditional (print) materials, with powerful implications for the intersection of technology and higher education.  Put…

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#GoOpen : Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup

Explore this educator’s guide to open educational resources for information about online repositories, curriculum-sharing websites, sources for lesson plans and activities, and open alternatives to textbooks. Explore the OER Resources Guide on Edutopia. OER, a part of the global open … Continue reading

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Richard Culatta Resigning as Ed-Tech Director at U.S. Department of Education

Richard Culatta, who directed the U.S. Department of Education’s office of educational technology during a time of rapid, if uneven, digital adoption in the nation’s schools, announced that he will resign from his post this month. The department said that Culatta … Continue reading

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LessonPlanet Features an Interview with Doug Levin about Trends in EdTech

Watch a short video as State Educational Technology Director, Doug Levin, talks about the importance of the ConnectED initiative as well as recent trends in Educational Technology. Dog also talks about digital and open textbooks in the video below. Visit http://www.SETDA.orgContinue reading

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