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Hire Learning

Solving the education-employment dilemma. GUEST COLUMN | by Himanshu Aggarwal and Varun Aggarwal We’ve always been suckers for thorny problems rooted in inefficiencies. That certainly describes the education-employment marketplace. Consider that 8.5 million people are seeking work while 5 million … Continue reading

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Smoother Sailing

Beware of edtech procurement’s sirens: four ways to navigate around them. GUEST COLUMN | by Edwin Wargo Buying stuff. That’s what we like to do as a people. It’s our economy. Sorry baseball, Facebook, and the Kardashians. You’ve got stiff … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Reform Learning Measurement

Letter grades, GPAs, degrees, certificates and the quest for the perfect measurement. GUEST COLUMN | by David Blake Our lives are increasingly data rich. The demands for educational measurement continue to grow—from the epics of students’ high-stakes testing, the politics … Continue reading

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IoT in Education

Exploring the evolving potential for digital learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Perry Correll You simply can’t get away from the Internet of Things (IoT). Gartner predicts there will be 25 million connected “things” in use by 2020. The news sensationalizes … Continue reading

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Why I’m Building Make School

A co-founder of an innovative university replacement for computer science tells all. GUEST COLUMN | by Ashu Desai I built my first iPhone app in high school, a game called Helicopter, which sold 50,000 copies. Building and shipping a real … Continue reading

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