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Peer Instruction Improves Student Learning

After twenty plus years of teaching and trying many different things to improve student learning, I just finished my second year (4th semester) of …

125 Top Blogs on Blended Learning - Getting Smart by Katie Vander Ark - blended learning, Digital Learning Now, EdTech, flipped classroom, iNACOL, NGLC, Online Learning

Last year we published a list of 60+ blended learning articles. With the extensive use of blended learning in classrooms and lots of shared success …

50 Ted Talks Every Educator Should Check Out (2014 Edition)

by Saga Briggs<p>The communication explosion reaches its peak when you explore the endless avenues running through TED Talks. Moreover, the title …

Higher Education Blogs | Blog U

August 16, 2018<p>The Teaching Company, Audible, and the new economics of educational content.<p>August 16, 2018<p>Read more. Write more. Learn more.<p>August …

Higher Education

The 'Fear Gauge' Is Saying The Sell-Off In The Stock Market May Be Over

A development in the derivatives market for the VIX — an estimate of implied volatility of S&P 500 options commonly known as the "fear gauge" — suggests the sell-off that has gripped the stock market over the last two trading sessions may be coming to an end.<p>Dave Lutz, head of ETF trading and …

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Starbucks is getting ready to let you order coffee before you get to the store

For its next trick, Starbucks may have your order ready before you enter the store.<p>After reporting strong fourth-quarter earnings yesterday, CEO Howard Schultz confirmed plans to allow customers to place orders through Starbucks’s mobile app and pick them up later. “I can tell you that we …

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Gmail Went Down And Everyone Panicked

It's not just you. Gmail went down, and everyone flipped out.<p>At around 2 p.m. EST, Google's email service became largely inaccessible, as confirmed by the website Down For Everyone Or Just Me. But you probably already know that if you've been checking Twitter:<p>And the coup de grâce:<p>The problem seems …

Music Startup SoundCloud Is Now Valued At $700 Million

SoundCloud reportedly raised over $60 million from IVP and the Chermin Group late last year. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, GGV Capital, Index Ventures, and Union Square Ventures also participated in the round.<p>SoundCloud is great for aspiring artists, established artists, and hobbyist musicians …

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How Millennials Are Shaping The Future Of Business Travel

A new generation of business travelers is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with. Millennials, the generation of tech savvy digital natives currently in their twenties and early thirties, will account for nearly half of the workforce by 2020, bringing with them vastly different travel habits …