why I care about edtech

I've been in the edtech game for a long time. I started as a programmer in 1994, then moved into instructional design, and now am working with an amazing group of folks to integrate learning technologies into the practices of instructors and students. But. Why? I just came from a workshop that made it clear that many in the edtech field see innovation as something like "working out creative licensing deals with vendors and/or publishers....

March 3, 2014 · 4 min

Postman (1969). Teaching as a subversive activity

Postman, N. (1969). Teaching as a subversive activity. Random House. Dewey expressed that the role an individual is assigned in an environment – what he is permitted to do – is what the individual learns In other words, the medium itself, i.e. the environment, is the message. ‘Message’ here means the perception you are allowed to build, the attitudes you are enticed to assume the sensitivities you are encouraged to develop – almost all of the things you learn to see and feel and value....

March 22, 2010 · 2 min