The Educator's Notebook

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

2 Years Later, That College Class On “Calling Bullsh*t” Is Thriving

“The reason for the class’s existence comes down to a simple and somewhat alarming reality: Even the most educated and savvy consumer of information is easily misled in today’s complex information ecosystem… By teaching ways to find misinformation in the venues many of us consider pristine realms of expertise—peer-reviewed journals such as Nature, reports by the […]

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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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