MIT thinks "the very notion of a class may be outdated." I think they're being silly.
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August 7, 2014
August 4, 2014
This semester will likely be my last one teaching fiction writing.
July 22, 2014
Bill Gates will reportedly read anything to do with education. I have some suggestions. What are yours?
July 20, 2014
At the Aspen Ideas Festival, Larry Summers declares, "Let them eat breadsticks!"
July 14, 2014
Access to free books inside. Seriously.
July 6, 2014
What if technology is the disease, not the cure?
July 1, 2014
One of my first year writing courses was especially challenging. I'd do some things differently with hindsight.
June 16, 2014
"Grit" is good, but it isn't vital.
June 11, 2014
Angela Duckworth already has her lab and her MacArthur Foundation Grant. It's time to slow the roll on the "grit narrative."
June 9, 2014
The development of "grit" as a key to success is a popular theory among education reformers. I think it tells a very limited story.