$150 Million--What kind of Core support do these grants buy from orgs that receive them?
Gates Gives $150 Million in Grants for Common Core, Valerie Strauss, Washington Post
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Interest in ed investments exploded recently, growing 80% since 2005 to $632M in 2012.
NewSchool Venture Fund Partners with Rethink Ed Fund, Motoko Rich, New York Times
in Gates Foundation, Grockit, Industry Facts, Khan Academy, Kipp | Permalink
What kind of stake do the world’s richest business magnates have in education?
How 6 Billionaires Are Changing Education, Roger Riddell, edudemic
in Gates Foundation, News, Top 'x' Lists | Permalink
Gates Foundation funded group tracks adaptive vendors & what their offerings can & can’t do.
Adaptive Learning Is Hot, Paul Fain, Giftus Education Group
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70+ adaptive learning vendors working to help college leaders decide what they need.
Gates Foundation Helps Colleges Keep Tabs with Adaptive Learning Tech, Paul Fain, IHE
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Opinions: Philanthropies are plutocratic by nature. Can they be justified in a democracy?
Forum: What Are Foundations For?, Rob Reich, Boston Review
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Filmmaker Lesley Chilcott says "8.4 million people have seen the film. In 72 hours!"
Going Viral: Campaign for Schools to Teach Code, Sanjiv Bhattachrya, DameMagazine
in e-Learning, Facebook, Gates Foundation, News | Permalink
Not “funky” “eccentric” or “offbeat” weird, but “strangely unsettling” & “disconcerting” weird.
The Weirdness of SXSWedu, Audrey Watters, Hack Education
in Gates Foundation, inBloom (Shared Learning Collaborative), Op-Ed | Permalink
Summary of what he said about edtech costs, investment, startups and the role of data.
Bill Gates at SXSWedu: The Future of Education is Data, Frank Catalano, GeekWire
in Big Data, DreamBox Learning, Gates Foundation, inBloom (Shared Learning Collaborative), News | Permalink
No Bubble. At SXSWedu, Gates said investment in the sector is “absolutely not” enough.
Bill Gates: Education Needs More Than 1% R&D Spending, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
in Bubble, Gates Foundation, News | Permalink
Invest in access, outcomes, cost-cutting, but don't forget non-screen learning.
What's Missing From The New Digital Classroom? Sarah Rotman Epps, ReadWrite
in Apple, Coursera, Gates Foundation, Inkling, Khan Academy, Kno, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Social Learning, TenMarks, Udacity | Permalink
70 percent of American eighth graders don’t read or write at grade level...
Why We’re Investing $6 Million in Literacy Learning Technologies, Impatient Optimists
in e-Learning, Gates Foundation, Investment | Permalink
InBloom's mission: build an open source, cloud-based education data infrastructure.
Privacy, Transparency & Gates Foundation-Funded inBloom, Audrey Watters, Hack Education
in Big Data, Big Deals, Gates Foundation, Op-Ed | Permalink
The new nonprofit is the outgrowth of the Shared Learning Collaborative.
InBloom Launches with $100 Million from Gates, Carnegie, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
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This year, I focus on how we measure impact to improve the lives of the poorest.
My Annual Letter: How We Measure Impact to Improve Lives, Bill Gates, Impatient Optimists
The new nonprofit organization supports implementation of blended learning in school districts.
The Learning Accelerator Gets $750K Grant from Gates Foundation, Getting Smart
in Gates Foundation, Investment | Permalink
He asks: Is college worth it?
Bill Gates' PowerPoint on the College Crisis, Bill Gates, Education Leader News
in Gates Foundation, Higher Ed, News | Permalink
15 Folks who will change everything, from the way we teach math to how we train teachers.
Impact 15: Classroom Revolutionaries, Caroline Howard, Forbes
in Apple, Coursera, DreamBox Learning, edX, Gates Foundation, K12, Inc., Khan Academy, Knewton, Kno, NSVF, Top 'x' Lists, Udacity, Who's Who | Permalink
Purpose is to reduce tension between districts & charters with $100K to share best practices.
7 Districts Split $25M in Gates Education Grants, Associated Press, WSJ
Cambridge company brings lesson plans & classroom materials online for K-12 educators.
BetterLesson Gets $3.5 Mllion from Gates Foundation, Scott Kirsner, Boston.com
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