IAE Blog

Information Age Education (IAE) is an Oregon not-for-profit corporation founded by David Moursund in August 2007. The IAE Blog was started in August 2010.

A Free Book about High-Stakes Tests

 

The National Research Council publishes a large number of books. They make them available free on the Web. This is a recent example:

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Using Tutoring to Improve Education One Unique Student at a Time

 

Today I spent quite a bit of time browsing the Web for information related to my latest writing interests. I also worked on decreasing my backlog of unread and/or unprocessed email. The net result is one of feeling quite overwhelmed. I feel bombarded by way too much interesting and possibly relevant information. At the same time, I feel disappointed by the paucity of well-researched solutions to continuing difficult problems in education.

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What Should Students Know About History?

 

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." (George Santayana; 1863–1952.)

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4,000 Free Books from the National Academies

 

I have long been impressed by free materials available from the National Academies. They make their materials available free for online reading. Now they are providing free downloads of their materials in PDF format.

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Comparing Education and Medicine

 

I recently read the following article:

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