30 novembre 2013

Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2013: Standards

https://s3.amazonaws.com/hackedu/audreywatters_75.jpgBy Audrey Watters. Part 3 of my Top 10 Ed-Tech Trends of 2013 series. The “edit history” and “talk” pages of Wikipedia entries can be pretty interesting, particularly when it comes to controversial topics. The entry for the “Common Core State Standards Initiative” is a great example of this. The Common Core isn’t new (the standards were released in 2010); nor is the entry (it was created in 2010 as well). But this year, there’s been a vast uptick in the number of changes to that entry, and discussion about its content and tone. 26 edits in 2010. 65 in 2011. 40 in 2012. 127 up through November of this year. More...

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