Curriculum, iPads and crowdfunding: The week's most read education news
The week may have been filled with iPad news, from continuing rollouts to a new app that watches students while they learn. That's not to say MOOCs were ready to give up the spotlight, however, as a high-profile MOOC professor announced his decision to take a break from massive open online learning.
Find out more about innovative funding options for your classroom and where to find the best curriculum materials in this week's most popular Education Dive posts.
- 7 social networks and resources for improving your curriculum: These seven communities offer a variety of tools and materials to help you facilitate student engagement and performance.
- 5 programs putting iPads in students' hands this fall: From a billion-dollar district-wide effort to programs where parents are picking up at least part of the tab, schools are betting on iPads this year.
- Short on funding? Try these 5 education crowdfunding options: From elementary classrooms to the university labs, these sites can help educators at all levels get the funds they need.
- High-profile MOOC professor pulls out : A Princeton University sociology professor is saying no to online education for now.
- iPad app watches students as they learn: The app pauses when it senses it doesn't have a student's attention.
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