A story about baseball, and the predictably unpredictable consequences of introducing new technologies into complex systems of humans and machines.
Thoughts in advance of a September 4 webinar on writing conference proposal submissions for the EdTechTeacher Boston iPad Summit in November.
Changes have been made to edX discussion forums that highlight the differences between discussions meant to explore a topic and discussions meant to identify a single correct answer.
On Tuesday, August 19 at noon EST, I'll be participating in a webinar with Audrey Watters, Andrew Sliwinsky, and Vanessa Gennarelli. We'll be wrestling with the technical and ethical challenges of using data from online learning systems to improve teaching and learning.
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.