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.
Recently in Up for Debate Category
August 18, 2014
August 03, 2014
Contrasting two keynote presentations from Will Richardson and Jennie Magiera at the EdTechTeacher Summit in Chicago at the end of July.
March 08, 2014
Thoughts from an online learning summit of MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, and Stanford about the role elite institutions can play in shaping expectations throughout K-12 education.
December 31, 2013
Hoping for a little less rhetoric and a little more nuance in the conversation about high-scale, low-touch technologies in 2014.
December 18, 2013
Fishing experiments in the exhaust, experiments in the periphery, MOOC-thropology in the Field, and Design Research in the Core
November 20, 2013
The unfortunate need for edtech entrepreneurs to eat limits the creativity and potential of the start-up scene.
October 23, 2013
The story of one MOOC "dropout" who took away valuable lessons from her unfinished learning experience.
September 04, 2013
A discussion of the limits and value of experimental educational research, based on last week's discussion of a recent study of Cognitive Tutor.
July 07, 2013
Ideas for helping students write effectively in established and emerging media
June 24, 2013
Juxtaposing the challenges of open education and open government at the Knight-MIT Civic Media Conference.