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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 91 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 91 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning
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What Does the Future of Assignments Look Like?

Our newsletter subscribers got a sneak peek of this piece last week. Now, we're sharing with all of our readers and asking you to tell us what assignments will look like in the future. Tweet us your idea at @Chalkupedu or leave your two cents in the comments.

This LMScast shows you what to consider if you want to make an online music course, and how the LifterLMS platform or Boost service can get you started today.

Plenty of people are successfully teaching music online. In this LMScast Chris Badgett will show you what to consider if you want to make an online music course. Not only can it be done, but you have more options for music instruction online than ever before.

New Data Show Chronic Absenteeism is Widespread and Prevalent Among All Student Groups

A new analysis from the U.S. Department of Education shows that chronic absenteeism impacts students in all parts of the country and is prevalent among all races, as well as students with disabilities. The first-ever national comprehensive data collected on chronic absenteeism reveal that more than 6 million students-or 13 percent of all students-missed at least 15 days of school in the 2013-14 school year.

Do You Learn Better Through Making?

Featured Resource: [VIDEO] Permission to Make: Adam Savage (KQED Education) From classic cars to simple electronics, we have been making and tinkering with everyday objects for decades. The recent surge in DIY and Maker Culture has inspired educators to introduce garage creations to the classroom, bringing their curious students along for the ride.

Why is Education Important? A Q&A with Sharon Kehl Califano

By Pamme Boutselis June 10, 2016 We wanted to know "Why is education important" according to Sharon Kehl Califano. She said she wanted to take advantage of opportunities her mother never had. A child of the 1930s and the Great Depression, my mother experienced personal hardships, like many Americans from that period.

Mazur: Education isn't working : Times Argus Online

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Tablets Pose Challenges for Online Test Takers, Studies Finding

Some test questions are likely harder to answer on tablets than on laptop and desktop computers, presenting states and districts with yet another new challenge as they move to widespread online assessments.

Students gravitate to online courses, legislators talk higher...

VALLEY CITY, N.D.-Many students taking classes at colleges and universities in North Dakota are doing so online. At the 11 North Dakota University System institutions, 47 percent of students take at least one distance course, which is defined as a class delivered via video, online, or...

The Top Benefits of Online Learning

In recent years, online learning has rapidly grown as an effective alternative to attending classes at a physical school, college or university. Thanks to advances in Internet technology such as cloud computing, it has become much easier for students to complete their courses solely online.

The Most Effective Way To Learn Guitar Online

If you are musically inclined but you are not able to harness your inner musician due to lack of money or time, modern technology can be extremely helpful for you. Nowadays everyone can play an instrument as long as he or she is willing to learn.

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