Skip to comments.Department of Education Partners with Soros' Open Society
Posted on 03/21/2012 7:17:45 PM PDT by mgist
Dept. of Education partners with Soros by ADMIN on MARCH 21, 2012 · 0 COMMENTS Print This Post The Department of Education has partnered with billionaire George Soros Open Society Institute to promote a global education initiative that seeks a world where each and every person on Earth can access and contribute to the sum of all human knowledge.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan kicked off a $25,000 Why Open Education Matters competition that will give a cash prize for the best short video explaining the benefits of what is known as Open Educational Resources, or O.E.R., for students, teachers and schools.
O.E.R. is a form of global teaching that uses digital materials made available free through open licenses, which allow uses of the materials that would not be easily permitted under copyright alone.
The O.E.R. model of teaching heavily utilizes social media. A 2007 O.E.R forum announced the education groups mission of creating a world where each and every person on earth can access and contribute to the sum of all human knowledge.
O.E.R leaders expressed hopes of using the education initiative to balance what they referred to as the digital divide between the global North and the global South.
In his remarks to launch the Why Open Education Matters competition, Duncan said O.E.R. can not only accelerate and enrich learning they can also substantially reduce costs for schools, families and students.
The Why Open Education Matters competition is sponsored and organized by three groups the U.S. Department of Education, Soros Open Society and a group known as Creative Commons.
Creative Commons is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share.
Why shoud this be a surprise? An administration of elitist Maoists teaming up with a multi billionaire Maoist...it’s a natural fit.
And the GOP Congresspersons just sit and twiddle their thumbs, whistling, while the nation slowly but surely becomes a Marxist state.
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Why shoud this be a surprise? An administration of elitist Maoists teaming up with a multi billionaire Maoist...its a natural fit.
It is a Big Tent...Think they will welcome Mitt Romney with open arms?
“Hide the kids folks.” ______
Republicans will trundle their kids off to public schools just as the Marxists do. Always have, apparently always will. No one really gives a big enough damn to stop it.
After all, “man will be God.”
Every day now Hussein and his henchmen grab another part of this country to turn it into a communist/Muslim loving country. Teach the children and the world changes.
This is pure evil.
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