Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Around the Web Wednesday

Happy Around the Web Wednesday! Browse all the links below for the latest news and topics trending in education and technology. Be sure to let us know which article intrigued you the most!


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How High Schoolers Spent Their Summer: Online, Taking More Courses - New York Times
6 concerns students have about MOOCs - eSchool News
Colleges shift to using ‘big data’ - including from social media - in admissions decisions - The Hechinger Report
The Educator's Guide to Social Media - ConnectSafely
Early Results from Common Core Tests Show Academic Gains - The Journal
Arne Duncan: Where California schools need to put their money - Los Angeles Times