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Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

Microsoft has made two major acquisitions in recent days and then turned right around and made them free for educators. One, featured in this post, is GitHub. The other was FlipGrid, a student video discussion platform, which it made free for education (and even offered refunds) shortly after. This reminds me of Apple's strategy decades ago, a strategy of supporting education that resulted in a generation of enthusiastic support.

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