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Putting the ‘Person’ Back in Personalized Learning

EdSurge picked up an article I wrote about the importance of learner agency in personalized learning systems.

 

Community College Online: The promise of zero-textbook-cost degrees.

There's a nice article in Slate about Lumen Learning's work with Tidewater Community College on zero textbook cost degree programs. There is absolutely no reason for anyone to be paying for textbooks during (at least) their first two years of college.

 

Sara Gazarek: The Next Important Jazz Singer — Medium

Great story about Sara Gazarek, one of my very favorite singers. It's always great to learn who the artists are that inspire your favorite artists, and I'm really enjoying listening to the folks she names in this interview. It was also fun to learn that she got hooked on jazz by Basie and Ella as a sophomore in high school - my path in was through Basie and the Manhattan Transfer during my sophomore year, too.