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A Hack Education Project

I have added a script to my websites today that will block annotations – namely those from Genius and those from Hypothes.is. I have been meaning to do this for a while now, so it’s mostly a project that comes as I procrastinate doing something else rather than one that...

I wanted to make it easier for people to sign up for the various newsletters that I publish. Up until now, the only link I’ve provided on my sites is for the newsletter I send on Saturdays via Tinyletter. I also send newsletters via Mailchimp – these are essentially RSS-to-email...

In addition to writing a weekly round-up of the news, I send out a newsletter that highlights some of the interesting things I’ve read each week. To help me prepare for my end-of-year series “The Top Ed-Tech Trends,” I’m gathering a list of all the newsletters I’ve written in 2015....

Like a lot of folks, I was surprised this week when the tech publication Gigaom abruptly shut its doors. I swore off reading tech blogs a couple of years ago, I confess, because I couldn’t stand the cheery churnalism. But Gigaom was different, offering sharp analysis and not re-written press...

Every week, I take all the essays and articles that I’ve bookmarked and sift through them in order to craft this newsletter. I’m always struck by how many weird and ridiculous claims are made about education and technology, both in the “mainstream” and industry press. (I don’t know why this...