- 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?
- Are information and communication technologies necessary in education?
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Author Archives: Tryggvi Thayer
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