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August 12, 2014
We're putting faith in the wrong things, efficiency over freedom and mercy.
August 11, 2014
A former student thought I'd been demoted. The notion it might be true stuck with me.
August 10, 2014
The creators of a new app feel unjustly maligned.
August 7, 2014
MIT thinks "the very notion of a class may be outdated." I think they're being silly.
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.