Top 2013 Topics in Learning

Top 2013 Topics in Learning

Top 2013 Topics in Learning

As MindShift highlights in a recent article, here are three big topics in learning and education you’ll hear much more about in 2013:

BYOD: Bring Your Own Device
Gone are the days of being sent to detention for whipping out your Game Boy in class. Cutting-edge teachers and schools are officially ready to experiment with apps by asking students to bring personal mobile and tablet devices to the classroom.

CCSS: Common Core State Standard
At last, many states are setting a common bar high for our future leaders by adopting a strong core of knowledge and standards to share across state lines.

MOOC: Massively Open Online Course
Whether visiting a museum, watching a movie, or listening to a TED presentation, it’s clear that people dig learning new things. Leading universities, including Stanford, Harvard and MIT, started offering free online courses in recent years and will accelerate their offerings in 2013 (sans degree or certification as of right now).

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