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Study Shows eBooks Gaining Larger Share & Boosting Overall Reading Habits

Kids say that ebooks are better than print books when they do not want their friends to know what they are reading, and when they are out and about/traveling; print books are seen by kids as better for sharing with friends and reading at bedtime

Columnist Anne Collier On Facebook’s Social Empathy Consultants

Psychologist Marc Brackett at Yale University, who developed a social-emotional learning (SEL) program for schools, has been working with Facebook on its social-reporting tools for 13- and 14-year-olds.

Ryan Craig: Hype-Free Ideas Might Work Better Than Remedial MOOCs

Starting in 2009, alongside GPA, Linn State began reporting a Job Readiness score for each course. The rubric employed by Linn State faculty includes punctuality, interpersonal skills, work habits, trust, and citizenship.

Heard: What’s The Single Biggest Innovation In Education In Last 200 Years?

Khan’s videos are popular in India, and the MOOC purveyors have found that 60 percent of their sign-ups are self-starters from knowledge-hungry nations like Brazil and China.

“Instreamia” Shakes Loose Moss By Launching Spanish Language Mini-MOOC

In the Wild West of MOOCs, the Rapp Brothers' experiment in launching a mini MOOC to teach Spanish shows how some teachers and entrepreneurs see the trend as a way to either make a buck ...

January, Not August, Is New Start Date For 25% Of Freshman Collegians

In spite of the long-held image of freshmen moving into college wearing shorts and flip-flops under colorful foliage, one in four first-time students at American colleges and universities now starts not in the early fall, but in the winter ...