The Educator's Notebook

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

A.I., Intellectual Property, And A Future For Our Human-Machine World

“AI will not stop, and we need the help that artificial intelligence can potentially bring to the complex problems of the 21st century. We are saying goodbye to the old world and entering a new one. But we are not obligated to accept this new world as is. Our duty is to make it the […]

“Everything Is A Remix” Gets Updated

“When you take something old and use it in something new, that’s remixing. It might seem like just copying, but it’s actually much more. Remixing can empower you to be more creative. Remixing allows us to make music without playing instruments, to create software without coding, to create bigger, more complex ideas out of smaller […]


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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