Launching Innovation Through Teacher to Teacher Learning

Posted by on Nov 21, 2016 in Ask a researcher | No Comments

When teachers are interviewed about who has the most influence over their teaching practice, the number one answer is: “other teachers.”

Explaining MOOC Completion and Retention in the Context of Student Intent

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Ask a researcher | No Comments

A conversation with a journalist at the Chronicle of Higher Education reveals I could have done a better job explaining findings from a new paper about MOOC completion rates and student intentions.

Teach To One Blended Math Study Results Similar to Other Computer-Assisted Math Instruction

Posted by on Dec 7, 2014 in Ask a researcher | One Comment

A recent study on Teach To One: Math, a descendent of the School of One, shows similar results to other computer-assisted, adaptive learning programs in mathematics.

Short Videos are Better for Learning, Right? Maybe Not.

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Ask a researcher | No Comments

Revisiting research, old and new, on optimal lecture length, and finding that we may know less than received wisdom would suggest.

Risk and Response: A conversation with danah boyd

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 in Ask a researcher | No Comments

Video recording of a conversation about understanding the networked age through the eyes of youth, and importance of looking carefully at how we measure and respond to risks.

Picture Pages: The Original Toddler Proto-MOOC

Posted by on Jan 8, 2014 in Ask a researcher | No Comments

Examine Bill Cosby’s Picture Pages through the discursive lens of pre-literate reader proto-MOOCs.

Up All Night to Get Data

Posted by on Nov 7, 2013 in Ask a researcher | No Comments

An illustration of the kinds of work that researchers do, set to Daft Punk.

Research Questions for HarvardX

Posted by on Jul 16, 2013 in Ask a researcher | No Comments

The foundational tasks to get HarvardX research started and some of my own research questions.

Change the Frame: Two Ways to Rethink Education for Reform

Posted by on Jun 13, 2013 in Ask a researcher | No Comments

Shifting from delivery to design and from the right to schooling to the right to ecologies of learning.

My Top Three Policy Recommendations for Education Reform

Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in Ask a researcher | No Comments

Start before school, assess less frequently and more effectively, and support continuous learning and innovation.