My partner Curtiss Barnes and I have been thinking a lot about punctuated equilibrium and how it might apply to post-pandemic education. We’re going to be both writing about it and having occasional Blursday Socials about it (starting this Blursday, 4/1). This post tees up both series. The basic idea Punctuated equilibrium is an idea […]
Ready to have all of your future-or-education prescriptions upended? EdTech industry veteran and learning design expert Anita Delahay just defended her dissertation in Experimental Psychology on a fascinating topic. She found that first- and second-year college students often gained more benefit from adjacent courses than from direct prerequisites. For example, a student in a second-semester […]
I’m delighted to tell you that our featured guest for this Blursday Social is Rahim Rajan, Deputy Director of Post-Secondary Success at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). Rahim has been at the foundation for 10 years, so he quite the experience base from that perch. He’s also a fun and thoughtful guy to […]
This post is 99.44% pure Open.
Are you curious—or anxious—about machine learning and artificial intelligence EdTech? Do you want to know what the research does and doesn’t tell us about how data science tools help with student retention, success, and learning? Want to talk data ethics? Or about equity and economic theory? Or open-source in EdTech? Or the history of the […]
Creating the future starts with envisioning it.
The curricular materials market: WTF?