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Hack Education

The History of the Future of Education Technology

I have volunteered to be a guest speaker in classes this Fall. It's really the least I can do to help teachers and students through another tough term. I spoke briefly tonight in Anna Smith's class on critical approaches to education technology (before a really excellent discussion with her students)....

I have volunteered to be a guest speaker in classes this Fall. It's really the least I can do to help teachers and students through another tough term. I spoke tonight in Dorothy Kim's class "Race Before Race: Premodern Critical Race Studies." Here's a bit of what I said... Thank...

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...