Education Anywhere: Distance and K-12 Education
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With a goal of assisting educators across the nation, this series will examine not only the issues around the Common Core Standards but also the daily issues of their implementation. Where appropriate, issues unique to distance education will be called out as well as those affecting traditional face-to-face education.
One of the indictments of the Common Core State Standards is that they are potentially far too low pandering to the lowest common denominator. That is to say that they use the lowest of the standards recorded to create reachable standards to serve as the national common core. However, the Common Core Standards Initiative (CCSSI) purports to incorporate the best ideas from around the globe into one set of national standards for language arts and one set for mathematics (Common Core State…
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This channel explores current issues in the sphere of distance education/ technology-assisted learning, accentuates student successes, and promotes conversation by suggesting educational applications of current technologies; addressing controversial topics; or taking a satirical view of scholars, scholarship, and scholarly issues.