From Richard Byrne You can now build video lessons on MoocNote by using videos from your Dropbox or Google Drive account. This is a huge enhancement for teachers who work in environments that block YouTube. It's also great for anyone who has made his or her own videos and wants to add interactive question elements to them.
From Mashable - In today's technology-infused world, the executive assistant of today is the "avatar relationship manager" of tomorrow. Job descriptions on reed.co.uk, now include responsibilities and buzzwords that may not even have existed as few as five years ago.
In a world where “screen time” is becoming simply “time,” our policies must evolve or become obsolete. The public needs to know that the Academy’s advice is science-driven, not based merely on the precautionary principle.
If you are claiming disruption then, you believe the following three things:
A complete, systemic change will overtake the sector
The current incumbents will not survive
The current incumbents are incapable of dealing with the new world, which will be populated by new entrants.
Over the last eight years, largely since President Barack Obama's election, states have recruited schools chiefs who have ushered in major education policy changes during their tenures. In large part, they were criticized for their brash leadership styles and for asking too much of teachers and students. Most of them have now been replaced by new state superintendents who take on that role with more discretion and sensitivity, and are thought of as being more inclusive of community input – but they aren't getting rid of the policy changes.