The Educator's Notebook

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

Distant Reading: A Syllabus For A HS Digital Humanities Course

“In a digital age, we have new and different tools at our disposal to help us draw meaning from literature, and in this elective, we will experiment with some of these tools, looking at great works and at our own writing as well… By the end of the spring we’ll have an understanding of some […]


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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