Liz Gannes

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Coursera Aims to Help Teach K-12 Teachers to Teach

So, how will MOOCs reach kids? By teaching their teachers. Coursera said today it had partnered with seven schools of education as well as multiple museums in order to provide K-12 teachers and parents with free courses on “content development, the common core curriculum, teaching through tinkering, character education, and implementing flipped and blended learning strategies.”


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald