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Giving Credibility to the Shadow Education System

Join the NYC Ed Tech Entrepreneurs Meetup

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I’ve started a meetup group in New York City. Please join, if you want to meet other tech enthusiasts and entrepreneurs / teachers who are interested in changing the way education is delivered in our new multi-modal multiple pathways world.

This group was started to create a meeting hub for education entrepreneurs and people who love them.

This group is for those of us who are using their backgrounds as educators, lifelong learners, and as tech enthusiasts to create companies that are reformulating what it means to educate and learn. It’s also for educators and the curious to come and talk about education reform and how we can all work together to shape a new kind of education system.
You should join the group if:

You are a teacher, tech enthusiast, social mediaphile, learning enthusiast, entrepreneur, or a disrupter of conventional education thinking

You want to try out and discuss new education apps for students, teachers, and others

You want to build your own education company

You are concerned about education in America and globally, and would like to see improvements

You are interested in seeing a worldwide education system take shape using existing social media technologies, online content platforms, and mobile devices

You are curious, interested in startups, eager to think outside of the box

Members can contribute content to a blog or group of blogs set up to highlight education startups, education apps, and education entrepreneurs

 

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Jason Rosoff:

Your Reputation Creates the Way You Will Learn — A Social Media Project that Tests the Reputation Graph

Credit to Jon Bischke who has really been the vanguard in reputation graph thinking. This series is dedicated to him.

Here’s one of the first interviews we’ve received in a social media project to track what people think about education and their careers. Your reputation online will model your ability to learn and to teach others, as people turn increasingly to the online space for their information, social networking and education. So, let’s get to know the people who will teach each other.

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