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8 Teacher Truths in the Digital Era

During the recent London workshop of the Open Education Europa Tour, we identified 8 ideas for how to increase teacher adoption of good tech in the classroom. Learning aims, not tech dreams Teachers care about student learning. Best practices always start with a … Continue reading

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Education Technology on Trial

This week I wrote about the OECD’s new report on technology in education for the EC. It’s a vital call to action for all of us who think we are on the cusp of an education revolution. There are two types of people in … Continue reading

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Massive, Open, Online, Over?

A quick write up of last month’s #EdDigEra Webinar, which brought together 6 experts to discuss the future of European MOOCs. You can view a recording at https://vimeo.com/129831306 Ruth Kerr, EMMA Mike Sharples, FutureLearn Fabian Schumann, Iversity llaria Merciai, Federica Edite Sarva, Mission … Continue reading

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The Automated Teacher and Other Myths

Below is the text of an interview I carried out for the European Commission’s Open Education Challenge site. You can see that post at this link. Do you believe in the idea of an automatic teacher? The idea of an … Continue reading

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New Visions for Education: Ontario, Lucknow, Boston

A First Nation reservation in Ontario. A study hall for girls in Lucknow, India. A room full of consultants in Boston. A disparate bunch, with one important thing in common: they are all showing us how to use technology to … Continue reading

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Will Tech Save Us?

Technology alone won’t address education inequality in the digital era. We must model hybrid solutions. An edited version of this blog is available on the Open Education Europa portal. I had dinner with Werner Herzog the other night (for with … Continue reading

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Addressing Inequality in the Digital Era

I’m presenting at the European Commission’s conference on Education in the Digital Era in Brussels on December 11th. Prior to that I am helping to ‘animate the online debate’. I’ve written a blog entry to begin proceedings. It argues that … Continue reading

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