A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Ever wonder how stories promoted by ‘thought leaders’ on social media get selected? Filter bubbles are bad, including in educational technology.

Here’s what caught my eye the week of March 6, 2017 – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. No endorsements; no sponsored content; no apologies for my eclectic tastes.

Strong opinions may be weakly held.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Tech devices won't fix our education system | Lockport Union Sun & Journal →

Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan recently issued a plea for greater student access to high-tech tools. "This sort of pie-in-the-sky belief that simply getting more computers in kids' hands and more app-development elective courses in schools will make the future bright is an oversimplification of a complex issue."

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