Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning:

1. We value what we invest in: how no cost spelled failure for MOOCS.
Full story from Forbes

2. "Smart" toys don't protect your children's data.
Full story from Fast Company

3. The future of learning is personal.
Full story from NPR

4. Penn State designs virtual field trips.
Full story from the Wall Street Journal

5. Many challenges for global gains for women in STEM.
Full story from the New York Times

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