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The History of the Future of Education Technology

(National) Education Politics “15 Ways Taylor Swift’s Lyrics Solve Education Policy’s Most Pressing Issues” is, no doubt, the most godawful white lady thing I’ve seen this week in education news. And that is saying a lot. “The House Just Voted to Bankrupt Graduate Students,” says Erin Rousseau in The New...

(National) Education Politics Listen, folks (particularly educators). If you’re going to decry “fake news,” then you best not be sharing it. If you’re going to talk about the importance of digital literacy or information literacy or media literacy or what have you, then you best practice it. Did you share...

(National) Education Politics “The Education of Betsy DeVos” – a profile of the Secretary of Education in Politico Magazine. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education: “DeVos Falsely Suggests That Student Loans Were Federalized to Pay for Obamacare.” An op-ed in The New York Times by Gail Collins: “No Profit in...

The fourth book in my “Monsters of Education Technology” series is out. As with the other books in the series, it’s a collection of talks I’ve given through the course of the year. E-book versions are available for purchase via the usual online retailers: Amazon and Smashwords. Even better (as...

(National) Education Politics “Assessing Betsy DeVos’ Rollback on Disability Rights” by Pacific Standard’s David Perry. “The 72 OSERS Documents Rescinded by Betsy deVos” – by Liz Ditz. Via Inside Higher Ed: “The White House announced Thursday that President Trump would nominate Kenneth L. Marcus, president and general counsel of the...