- Addendum on affordances and educational technology
- Trump Jr.’s claims about school choice are hogwash
- If all innovations in education are social innovations, is there any such thing as a social innovation in education?
- Metaphors and technological change: A double-edged sword
- Is technological change really accelerating? Depends – real or perceived change?
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Author Archives: Tryggvi Thayer
This is an addendum to an article that I previously posted on affordances in April, 2016. As I’ve continued to explore the topic of affordances, there are a couple of things in the original article that I’ve reconsidered and need … Continue reading
Donald Trump Jr. had this to say about education in his speech at the RNC in Cleveland last night: “You know why other countries do better on K through 12? They let parents choose where to send their own children … Continue reading
A smartwatch is not a watch, no more than a smartphone is a phone. Both are sophisticated computerized networking and sensing devices that we carry either in our pocket or on our wrist. When we talk about these devices we … Continue reading
I’ve just come across this rather dated blog post (from 2006) by Tom Coates in which he is lambasting people for “rhetoric of endless insane change at a ludicrous rate.” The point he wants to make is that the changes … Continue reading
I was giving a talk yesterday to board members of a Nordic teachers’ organizations’ network. In the end I was asked if information and communication technologies (ICTs) are necessary in education. I didn’t have much time to give an elaborate … Continue reading