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Can Gaming Be Considered Online Learning?

My son got into Minecraft a year ago.  While I’m not quite sure how he found out about it, he was all in.  At first, I read all the blogs and reviews from other moms to determine if online gaming, and Minecraft in particular, was a game I was comfortable with him playing – at least without . . .

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Stop Chasing Shiny Objects

I was not at FETC this year but Robert Dillon was and he gave a quick summary over at Getting Smart that continues a familiar thread we have been talking about at GPA, most recently in Where’s the Disruption, that EdTEch is definitely in the midst of great change. The days of chasing shiny objects . . .

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Are Chinese Students Prepared for U.S. Colleges?

The GPA Team just landed in Shanghai to continue our work with Chinese education leaders to build online and blended learning programs specifically for students in China.  The main reason we came here was to improve the success of Chinese students in U.S. Colleges and Universities. CNN sets the stage for our efforts with this . . .