“Disheartening results from a well-designed study on flipped classrooms. Mixed results in short term but any benefit quickly faded and it exacerbated the achievement gap.
The hope that technology would revolutionize learning is fading.
“Knowledge matters. Knowing stuff is important. These are some reasons why, that have nothing to do with cultural capital or social mobility or fitting in at dinner parties.
Read the thread.
“When #edutwitter celebrities say stupid things, if you choose to respond, screenshot the tweet, and respond to your screenshot.
This does a few things.”
It was a great shock to hear about Dai’s passing. I did tear up as I read the news and had it confirmed through some retweet and reply detective work. The notion of human mortality reared its head into the mundanity of family routine on a Sunday evening. Cooking and planning for the week ahead wasn’t quite the same as I was reminded that life is fragile and sometime it’s lost in an exhale and doesn’t return.
The IndieWeb is a thing! They’ve got a conference coming up and everything. The New Yorker is even writing about it
I guess that’s what’s so cool about all this IndieWeb stuff. Like a Progressive Web App, every step you take towards it is useful. The more people that do it, the better it gets for everyone, but it’s useful anyway.
I thought that was rather well put. Every so often, I wonder if my rather casual effort is worth it. The idea that ‘every little counts’ is welcome.