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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Online Education: CrashCourse & YouTube Education Channels

I talked about emerging online education platforms like Coursera, Udacity, Khan Academy and what are the features that make those projects interesting. But I couldn’t close this series of articles without mentioning a smaller but cool project that I found. Crash Course is a YouTube channel that offers courses that you would find in a […]

Digital education for kids: Scratch

A friend of mine, Laura, is involved in an interesting project called DigitalKids. It’s an idea of teaching young children (8-14 years old) how to use computers as an after school activity. The reality is that kids these days are born with computers, tablets or smartphones in their hands, so nobody needs the extra effort […]