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Thanks for the pictures, Internets.

January 21, 2014 by

This blog has been pretty quiet lately — our apologies (or maybe “you’re welcome”…take your pick). Last week was “Copyright Week“, at least according to some; despite being late to the party, we wanted to say thanks to JD Hancock for thanking us for our editing and re-using his photo. For free. Without asking. We … Read More …

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Resource: Homeschool Commons

December 2, 2013 by

If you’re looking for free and open resources to use in homeschooling, Home School Commons might just have you covered. The materials skew heavily toward being openly-licensed and public domain, are organized by grade level (pre-school to college prep), license, and subject. Newcomers to the world of open educational resources will find especially useful the … Read More …

MMD: Changing with the Times

September 23, 2013 by

Good afternoon and happy Monday! This week we look at what changes have been occurring in education, as demanded by one thing: Time. Time is a never stopping force, that drives us — sometimes unwillingly — to face the facts and adapt. We begin this week with a dramatic shift in intellectual property policies of … Read More …

Opinion: Thoughts from Udacity’s Open Education Alliance and edX’s mooc.org announcements

September 11, 2013 by

Well, the big news this week is the announcement of the new iPhones 5S and 5C. But this post isn’t about that news at all. Rather, we’re looking at two announcements that, in our little patch of the universe, tie for second place: Udacity’s launch of the Open Ed Alliance and news of the edX/Google … Read More …

Educator Snapshot: Kate Cottrell

May 23, 2013 by

Next up in our series of Educator Snapshots, we have Kate Cottrell, one of our K-12MATH course designers. Hello Kate, thanks for taking the time to let us and our readers get to know you! Let’s get started with our first question. What work have you done with the Saylor Foundation? I am developing the … Read More …