Media Bonanza: Will Free Benefit the Rich

So last Friday I gave a talk at the Berkman Center riffing on my most recent policy quandary: Will Free Benefit the Rich? That is, will the widespread availability of free and open educational resources disproportionately benefit already-advantaged students? Is this a policy problem, or is it actually desirable in the long run? If we […]

Sal Khan to produce dating advice videos

Posted by on Jan 17, 2012 in Uncategorized, Video | No Comments

I just want to point out that around 9:45 in this video, Sal Khan says that he is planning to produce a series of dating advice videos. He says they are for his 2 year old daughter, for when she grows up. He thinks that she’ll be more likely to listen to a younger version […]

Alternative Assessments Using Technology

Posted by on Nov 30, 2011 in Assessment, Video | No Comments

Following up on my recent post about Bud Hunt, his research, and assessment, I thought I’d share this video from our series with McGraw Hill about Alternative Assessments Using Technology in the history classroom. The full video series is here: http://vimeo.com/edtechteacher/videos/sort:newest.     Technology in Social Studies Classrooms: Alternative Assessments Using Technology from EdTechTeacher on […]

On Teaching History with Technology

Posted by on Nov 21, 2011 in THWT, Video | No Comments

Tom Daccord, my partner at EdTechTeacher, and I recently made a series of professional development videos with McGraw Hill for their new Social Studies program Networks. I’ll post them here over time, and the whole collection can be found at http://vimeo.com/edtechteacher/videos/sort:newest. One of the really fun parts for me was that the producer of the […]

Will Free Benefit the Rich?

Posted by on Nov 14, 2011 in Digital Divide, Leadership, Oped, Video | 10 Comments

Today I have a video op-ed up on the Harvard Graduate School of Education website, where I address some of my concerns about the role of education technology in expanding educational inequalities. Here’s the video, and I’ll expand on my concerns below: Basically, I think there are two visions for free and Open educational resources […]

A Video Summary of My Research

Posted by on Oct 31, 2011 in Research, Video | No Comments

If you wanted an introduction to what I care about, where I’ve come from, what I believe in, and what I’m hoping to do next, here’s a video introduction to my work. This was produced by the media production geniuses at the Digital Media and Learning Hub at U.C. Irvine when I was a Digital […]