Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 22nd March 2015
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Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 19th September 2014
Why Girls Tend to Get Better Grades Than Boys Do
New research shows that girls are ahead in every subject, including math and science. Do today’s grading methods skew in their favor?
The latest data from the Pew Research Center uses U.S. Census Bureau data to show that in 2012, 71 percent of female high school graduates went on to college, compared to 61 percent of their male counterparts. In 1994 the figures were 63 and 61 percent, respectively.
Girls succeed over boys in school because they are more apt to plan ahead, set academic goals, and put effort into achieving those goals.
The weaker sex
Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th May 2014
the parallel with the online grades systems at K12 is the Big Data movement at Higher Ed. Big Data must be about assisting teaching, not about determining teaching and instructors must be very well aware and very carefully navigating in this nebulous areas of assisting versus determining.
Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 6th February 2013
Very short video of Bryan Alexander, senior fellow at the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education, discussing the issues and opportunities facing mobile technology, badges, flipped classrooms, and learning analytics: