Education Dive unveiled its new directory of social networks for educators this week and the debut certainly commanded readers' attention. MOOCs also continued to dominate the education spotlight as a California bill backed by Coursera was placed on hold and a report found the industry-disrupting tools making gains in flipped classrooms. Check out our feature on 6 social networks that can make you better at your education job and more in this week's most read education news.
- 6 social networks that can make you better at your education job: Whether you are looking for a new position or just some feedback from peers, these networks excel at professional development for educators.
- Social Networks for Educators: Our new directory shows you where to go: Education Dive now has a database with info on more than 30 social networking options that will help you out—both in and out of the classroom.
- Online learning: Cal State system releases 'radical' plan: All students will have access to online courses in an effort to alleviate class crowding.
- Online education bill backed by Coursera likely on hold: The proposed law had attracted criticism from teachers unions' and faculty groups.
- MOOCs finding money in the 'flipped classroom': The revenue can help online learning companies supplement the courses they give away.
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