The Educator's Notebook

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

Microsoft Writes Book Saying Schools Aren’t Using Tech Well

“Computer giant Microsoft warns clumsy use of technology is hurting rather than helping learning, and says schools must stop blindly letting students use devices without understanding whether they’re engaging or simply entertaining them. The global company will meet on Tuesday’s launch of Transforming Education, a book it describes as an ”intervention”. It argues schools across […]


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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