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Hack Education

The History of the Future of Education Technology

These were my remarks today during my "flipped" keynote at DigPed. You can read the transcript of my keynote here. We haven't had a dog in well over a decade. Kin and I travel so much that it just seemed cruel. But now, what with the work-from-home orders and no...

This is the transcript of my keynote at the Digital Pedagogy Lab this morning. Except not really. It was a "flipped" keynote, so this is more like the pre-reading for what I actually talked about. Sort of. I have really struggled to prepare a keynote for you all. This isn't...

These are the slides and transcript from my conversation this morning with Paul Prinsloo — a webinar sponsored by Contact North Pardon me if I just rant a little. Pardon my language. Pardon my anger and my grief. Or don’t. Let us sit with our anger and our grief a...

I gave this keynote this morning at the ICLS Conference, not in Nashville as originally planned (which is a huge bummer as I really want some hot chicken) As I sat down to prepare this talk, I had to go back into my email archives to see what exactly I'd...

Ten years ago today, I bought the domain hackeducation.com and launched this website, determined to do a better job covering the revival of ed-tech startups than the technology press did. Hack Education has changed a lot in the past decade. I no longer model this site on those publications. I've...

I was a guest at Desmos today. No, I won't speak at your startup. Thank you very much for inviting me to speak to you today. I want to talk to you today about the history of educational crises and education technology. I've said many times that I believe knowing...

I was a guest speaker in the MA in Elearning class at Cork Institute of Technology this morning. Thanks very much to Gearóid Ó Súilleabháin for the invitation. Here's a bit of what I said... Thank you for inviting me to speak to your class today. This is such a...

Here are the transcript and slides of the talk I gave today at CUNY. Well, not at CUNY. The conference was called "Toward an Open Future," as I guess you might gather from my presentation. Thank you very much for inviting me to speak to you today. There is, no...

Yes, it has been a little quiet on Hack Education lately. Even HEWN has gone dormant. I will write some more about the silence soon. Meanwhile... These remarks were made during a guest visit to Dan Krutka's class, "Critical Perspectives on Learning Technologies," at the University of North Texas. (Let...