A recent article suggests that open science may be irreconcilable with anonymous data, requiring a reconsideration of how we protect privacy in educational data.


Ricarose Roque and colleagues at MIT's Lifelong Kindergarten Lab have released lesson plans and materials for a five workshop series introducing kids and parents into computing and maker culture.


Contrasting two keynote presentations from Will Richardson and Jennie Magiera at the EdTechTeacher Summit in Chicago at the end of July.


Predicting the results from a recently awarded three-year grant to study the implementation of Khan Academy in community colleges.


Considering how the ethics of educational research might change in an era of expanding online learning.


Responding to critique of an article about intelligent tutors that Justin Reich posted recently in the New Yorker.


Precis and video of a luncheon talk at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society examine the current state of the field in MOOC research as it relates to learning.


Two free courses for youth about coding with Scratch and digital photography and image production.


An opportunity for youth to submit to a ebook about Youth and the Internet from the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and UNICEF.


Last week, a group from a diverse set of higher education institutions released a first draft of the Asilomar Convention, a document attempting to guide ethical decision-making in advancing higher education research. The Convention was composed by researchers, administrators, privacy advocates and others, in an effort to launch a dialogue about how best to advance the science of learning in the digital age. I was one of the folks chiming in on the conversation, and what follows is my own sense of what we were aiming for; others might have a different perspective. The key document guiding contemporary research ethics ...


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