Field-testing: no shortage of ed-friendly apps, but many lack reference customers, Silicon Valley foundation seeks to bridge that gap (San Jose Business Journal)

Competency-based Learning: a model that supports both traditional learning and career-technical learning (CompetencyWorks) I’d point out that competency-based learning and career-technical learning both pre-date the factory-based learning that the U.S. has had for over 150 years.

Blended Learning: how to build a rock-solid infrastructure (EdSurge) from a teacher who’s been there. (see BONUS LINK below)

Social Media:  3 methods to teach students social media skills (Getting Smart)

P-TECH: college-and-career-ready high school coming to Chicago (Huffington Post)

BONUS LINK: an old Far Side cartoon highlights the important but unglamorous work in creating infrastructure (From Off Shore Files)