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Ed Entrepeneurship

View resources from the first open online course on creating education startups!

Mobile Learning

Mobile learning holds great potential for engaging and motivating learners - but it has some pitfalls too. Some useful tips on developing an effective mobile learning program?

Games for Learning

Can kids learn early literacy skills by hoarding interactive loot? We think so! Learn more about educational games >

Social Learning

Social learning is based on evidence that people learn more effectively when they have interactions with other learners. There are many tools available to implement social learning online.

Social Learning Online


About Richard Culatta

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Richard Culatta is an internationally recognized leader in educational innovation with experience in k-12, higher education, and workplace learning environments. Culatta is known for his thoughtful approach to bringing new ideas and collaborations to the education ecosystem. Culatta is currently serving as the Chief Innovation Officer for the State of Rhode Island. He was formerly a Senior Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Education and Director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education.

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Where Should Innovation Come From?

“Build on This” is a letter series between Richard Culatta and Sandy Speicher, who heads the education studio at design firm IDEO. A series of four letters were published on Medium to explore the need for innovation in educaiton and where innovation should come from. Read the first letter here. innovatio


Personalizing Learning

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blended learningThe Handbook of Blended Learning is the most thorough book on blended learning on the market. Bonk and Graham compile successful blended practices dealing with innovative methods in a broad range of educational and training contexts through.


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