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Entries by Tom Vander Ark from 10/2010

College Squeezing Out the Middle Class

| Posted 10.06.2010 | College

The shift from auditorium to iPad is on. It's now possible for anyone to learn anything anywhere for free or close to it. Traditional colleges are feeling the heat, but are not ready to compete.

The World Changed, Colleges Missed It

| Posted 10.12.2010 | College

A bunch of colleges are going out of business, only they don't know it. They pretend that trimming costs and jacking tuition is a solution. They haven't come to terms with a world where anyone can learn anything almost anywhere for free or cheap.

How Digital Learning Will Change America

| Posted 10.17.2010 | Education

Now that netbooks and tablets cost less than textbooks, it's time for schools and districts to embrace digital learning.

Online Partnerships for Elementary Success

| Posted 10.29.2010 | Education

Veteran teacher Joyce Voelker was skeptical of an online elementary school, but after one year of teaching online, she is a wholehearted advocate after seeing the benefit to a wide span of families.

Restoring the American Dream

| Posted 10.31.2010 | Politics

Have bickering political ads ruined your morning? The just say 'spend' Democrats attack the just say 'no' Tea Party. While crisscrossing the country...