New print textbooks are no longer the dominant format of higher education course materials, as covered in Simba's new report, State of College Course Materials 2016-2017
Vermont is one example of a state with a Professional Learning Network. Launched in 2013, it is a statewide system for professional learning related to two objectives: instructional leadership and Common Core implementation.
The New York-based startup Codecademy was launched in 2012 by Ryan Bubinski and Zach Sims, both former Columbia University students. Codeacademy provides online education for basic computer programming. In many ways, the company is revolutionizing the path to learning how to code and getting a job, which all can be done through additional programming bootcamps or coursework via a website.
Codeacademy is also a one-stop-shop for online continuing and professional education for programmers and d...