An anthropologist and a venture capitalist walk into a bar….
Democratizing the EdTech conference party.
We have a great group of featured guests coming to our Blursday Socials this month: Engageli CEO Dan Avida (4/15 at 4 PM ET): Engageli has gotten quite a bit of press (including from me) about its promising approach to creating a synchronous active learning experience that’s quite distinct from traditional web conferencing experiences. CEO […]
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 […]
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