The Educator's Notebook

A weekly collection of education-related news from around the web.

Reflections On The Weird, Uncertain State Of Silicon Valley

“Is it the end of something? Is some era dead? Are we getting getting eaten? Is it time to build? I don’t know. The ocean is changing too quickly; the weather is too unfamiliar. The moment betrays buzzy headlines and showy predictions. Whatever gets made now will likely be upended two or three times before […]


Every week I send out articles I encounter from around the web. Subject matter ranges from hard knowledge about teaching to research about creativity and cognitive science to stories from other industries that, by analogy, inform what we do as educators. This breadth helps us see our work in new ways.

Readers include teachers, school leaders, university overseers, conference organizers, think tank workers, startup founders, nonprofit leaders, and people who are simply interested in what’s happening in education. They say it helps them keep tabs on what matters most in the conversation surrounding schools, teaching, learning, and more.

Peter Nilsson


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