How the One to One Device Debates Become Distractions and Disappointments

Are you a PC or a Mac person? Are you a champion for Chromebooks, iPads, Mac laptops, or maybe Surface Book Pros for each student? Do you think we should Continue Reading →

On the Role of the Classics in a Digital Age Education

I recently spent the day in Concord, Massachusetts. We visited Walden Pond, Old North Bridge, The Old Manse, The Wayside, as well as Louisa May Alcott’s house. American intellectual history Continue Reading →

Stop Doing Experiments in Education Because Some do Not Work

Scientists should quite doing experiments because some do not work. At least that is the argument being made by some about charter schools. Some of them are bad, so we Continue Reading →

The Rise (and Reign?) of Outsider Higher Education

You might know outsider art, but what about outsider higher education? This is not new, but it is growing quickly in the fertile soil of the connected age.We are now Continue Reading →