It’s been a while since I’ve talked about people doing things right. (For those of you just joining me, I occasionally try to “stay positive” by highlighting awesome things. Particularly, awesome things that succeed in getting average folks interested in various learn-y topics. I reserve the right to be extremely picky, so you haven’t missed
Science is a belief in the ignorance of experts –Richard Feynman It’s been a helluva couple weeks, but I’ve been meaning to report on the January Dionysium. Our theme was science, and Richard Feynman in particular. Right off the bat, Dr. Carl Feierabend gave us a brief history of action, from Aristotle to the present day. Then
Regarding this blog, and writing in general, I’ve had the following conversation about a billion times: New Acquaintance: So, what do you write about? Me: Education, mostly. New Acquaintance: Oh, do you teach? Me: Uh, no. Used to, though. New Acquaintance: Like high school? Me: No, college level. New Acquaintance: Where? Me: Vanderbilt. New Acquaintance:
WoPro wonders how likely it is we’ll find course-management software worth paying for. And who will buy it. And how much it will cost if we do.
WoPro thinks educators need to start attending SXSW.