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Temple Run Meets Algebra: CK12′s New Approach

Temple Run Meets Algebra: CK12′s New Approach

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Temple Run What does the popular video game Temple Run have anything to do with algebra? Just a few clicks into CK12′s free educational content site, you’ll see it’s leveraged as a real-world application of using algebra to compare the difference between the top scores of the game. The simple tactic of using references like […]

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Five Ways Silicon Valley is Changing Education

Five Ways Silicon Valley is Changing Education

| April 15, 2011 | 8 Comments

There’s no argument that Silicon Valley startups have influenced how businesses operate. The fact that most companies now count social media strategy as a crucial part of their operation is a testament to the Internet culture infiltrating far beyond the Internet-only based businesses. The same phenomenon is happening in education. Here are five ways tech-based […]

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How Free is “Free”?

How Free is “Free”?

| January 6, 2011 | 1 Comment

The article about CK12′s open-source digital FlexBooks compelled a reader to respond with some  questions. He writes: I have developed a strong interest in open or free text ever since I purchased a brand new grey-market, European textbook for 60 dollars, a full third of what Americans pay for the same biology book. I also […]

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