Google and grit: The week's most read education news
Google's announcement that beta tests will begin on its new Classroom app commanded Education Dive readers' attention this week, with tactics for teaching "grit" not far behind. We also took a look at whether 2014 could be the year campus administrative pay comes under fire. Meanwhile, Udemy announced a $32-million round of funding alongside a report of its continuing impressive growth.
Be sure to check out our list of 6 must-see education TED Talks and more in this week's most-read Education Dive posts!
- Google Classroom signing up beta testers: The organization app is registering professors and teachers for a limited preview before it goes live in September.
- 5 tips for teaching 'grit' in the classroom: Despite debate over whether perseverance can actually be taught, these tactics can help foster an atmosphere of critical thinking in the classroom.
- 6 must-see education TED Talks: The conference has played host to some of the brightest education ideas from experts in numerous fields.
- Will campus administrative pay come under fire in 2014?: The conditions may be ripe for increased scrutiny of pay packages for the heads of colleges and universities.
- Udemy raises $32M as growth continues: The online learning marketplace continues to grow following recent expansions of its mobile offering and a growing number of international users.
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