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Concrete Leveling & Lifting | National PolyLevel® Contractor Network No Grading, More Learning When Duke University's Cathy Davidson announced her grading plan for a seminar she would be offering this semester, she attracted attention nationwide. Some professors cheered, others tut-tutted, and others asked "Can she do that?" Her plan? Turn over grading to the students in the course, and get out of the grading business herself. Now that the course is finished, Davidson is giving an A+ to the concept. Davidson is becoming a scholar of grading. But it was her own course this semester -- called "Your Brain on the Internet" -- that Davidson used to test her ideas. Her approach -- first announced on her blog -- works based on contracts and "crowdsourcing." So how did it work? She said that the students each ended up writing about 1,000 words a week, much more than is required for a course to be considered "writing intensive" at Duke (even though her course didn't have that designation). Her responsibility as an instructor didn't evaporate in this system, Davidson stressed, but changed.

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Open a Micro-School: Here's How It’s getting easier to open a really cool school. A new wave of tiny schools are creating options for students, parents, and educators. Micro-schools vary in size, approach, and governance. Private micro-schools like Acton Academy and AltSchool help students shape a personalized path. Austin-based Acton is being replicated by a number of edupreneurs including networks like Talent Unbound. NOLA Micro Schools is another Acton Academy partner committed to student-driven education. Other Bay Area folks are joining the micro-school movement. Disclosure: Tom Vander Ark is CEO of Getting Smart and a partner at Learn Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in educational technology. Amazon Go grocery store of the future: PHOTOS, VIDEO - INSIDER Amazon DisclaimerGet real-time AMZN charts here » Amazon plans to break into physical retail in a new way. The online retail giant revealed a concept for a physical store in a video published Monday. The store, called Amazon Go, doesn't work like a typical Walmart or supermarket — instead, it's designed so that shoppers will use an app, also called Amazon Go, to automatically add the products they plan to buy to a digital shopping cart; they can then walk out of the building without waiting in a checkout line. The idea is that Amazon's machine-learning technology can automatically identify when a product is added to your cart, so you don't have to do it yourself. The stores will sell ready-made food, staples like bread and milk, and other grocery products. Amazon internal plans show it could build 2,000 grocery stores across the US in the next decade, Business Insider previously reported. The first Amazon Go store is scheduled to open to the public in Seattle early next year.

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