Douglas Crets

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Giving Credibility to the Shadow Education System

Y-Combinator of Education Receives 40 Applications in First Week

Hoping to build on a rise in tech investment and a shift in cultural attitudes about how education is delivered in this country, Geoff Ralston, co-founder of Y-Combinator education investment clone ImagineK12 says that his incubator has received 40 new applications for startup ventures since they opened shop.

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British History: Explained

This is what I love about the delivery of education on digital media. If I had this as my primer for an A.P. European History test, I not only would have aced it, I would have had a very interesting perspective. I don’t remember getting this kind of conceptual re-thinking of history from my high school teacher.

The United Kingdom Explained from C. G. P. Grey on Vimeo.

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Ryan Busch: President, EduFire

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. We have based this project on the idea that 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.

Keep following us and spread this around by copying the link and putting it on your social pages and blogs. I am interviewing people as they come in. You can contact me through email and by leaving a comment on this blog.

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