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"[M]ost of the people in Silicon Valley who are starting ed-tech companies (or funding them) don't actually know much about teaching and learning. The goal of this project is to fix that by producing a short guide to the core concepts that someone really must be familiar with to take part in a grown-up conversation about education and technology…someone who has read this guide should have a comprehensive (albeit shallow) knowledge of the educational landscape---there shouldn't be any glaring "unknown unknowns" in their understanding of the subject.

Our target is 50 topics of 1000 words each…possible to read the whole guide on a flight from NY to SF…

…we want to cover five areas:
* education in general
* educational technology
* computing education
* real-world constraints on large-scale change
* illustrative examples

Our prototypical reader is Tim, a 30-year-old programmer in Silicon Valley. He has a degree in Comp Sci from Euphoric State University, has been working for a tech…"
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august 2012 by robertogreco

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